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Primary Care at Stueck Pharmacy was featured on Shaw TV’s Health Show in March, 2005.

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Run time: 4:00
Date: March 9, 2005
Producer: Avalene Soulier
Shaw TV

Pharmacist oversees diabetes pilot project

By Marie Mendenhall. From Pharmacy Post, March 2005

Interdisciplinary approach gets green light in Leader, Sask.

A Leader, Saskatchewan, pharmacist has received a $27,000 grant for a six month pilot project in innovative diabetes care.

The project will initiate an interdisciplinary team approach to diabetes care for some 2,000 diabetes patients in the Cypress Health Region. Leader (population 1,000) was recently designated a Primary Care Site by the region.

To read the full story, download the article in PDF here (67 KB). For more information visit the Pharmacy Connects web site.

To learn more about Primary Care, visit Charity’s blog.

Stueck Pharmacy a leader in primary care

From the Health Quality Council Review, Summer 2004 Newsletter:

Leader, Saskatchewan is living up to its name. The community of 1,000, tucked into the northwest corner of Cypress Health Region, is home to several innovative new primary health care projects, initiated by Gordon Stueck through his family-owned pharmacy. Stueck is passionate in his commitment to primary health care, so much so that he’s funding many of these initiatives out of his own pocket.

To read the full article, download the newsletter in PDF here (545 KB), or visit the Health Quality Council web site at www.hqc.sk.ca.

To learn more about Primary Care, visit Charity’s blog.

Use and abuse of methylphenidate in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Clinical Review in the Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal July/August 2004 issue by Charity Evans, BSP; David Blackburn, BSP, PharmD; Peter Butt, MD; Dan Dattani, MD.

The role of stimulants in treating children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder remains controversial within the community. However, the evidence in their favour is still sound. Objections based on potential diversion to illegitimate black-market use need to be considered on a case-by-case basis, but in most instances should not be used to deprive children of proven therapy.

To read the full review, download the article in PDF here (154 KB). For more information visit the Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal web site.

To learn more about Primary Care, visit Charity’s blog.

‘Best practices’ in primary care brought to life in UK

Gordon Stueck’s Guest Editorial in the Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal May 2004 issue:

Use every opportunity to engage your colleagues on the challenges the profession faces in the future. Flexibility, adaptability, responsibility, accountability, and ownership.
Just do it.

To read the full editorial, download the article in PDF here (97 KB). For more information visit the Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal web site.

To learn more about Primary Care, visit Charity’s blog.

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