Pharmacy

OHIP +

New regulations for OHIP + will begin on April 1st, 2019. Details of the new changes can be found here; http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/drugs/ohipplus/ If you find these changes to be unfair or unjust, feel free to send the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care the following note; Letter regarding the Ontario government’s decision to withdraw OHIP+ on April 1st for students enrolled in other private insurance plans. Dear Minister Elliott, I am one of over 30,000 students…

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Pharmacy

Emergency Contraception at The Prescription Shop

We were recently informed by a patient of excessive pricing at shoppers drug mart regarding emergency contraception (the morning after pill) We phoned both SDM and Rexall to check, and here’s what we found out: Our price: $17.99       SDM: $36.99     Rexall: $40.00 Why do the chain drug stores take advantage of this emergency situation to take profits? Because they can. In our view, using the situation of a vulnerable patient as an opportunity to profit …

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