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Pharmacy Professional Services


1. Minor Ailments, Self-Care Conditions and Other Diseases

Did you know that your pharmacist can prescribe for many minor ailments and self-care conditions?

Your pharmacist may be able to help you treat the following conditions:

  • Acne (Mild)
  • Allergic Rhinitis (hay fever, seasonal allergies)
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Conjunctivitis (eye infections)
  • Cystitis (Urinary Tract Infection in women)
  • Diaper Rash
  • Dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation)
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Headache
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hormonal Contraception
  • Impetigo
  • Insect Bites
  • Muscle Strains and Sprains
  • Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy
  • Onychomycosis (nail fungus)
  • Oral Aphthous Ulcer (Canker Sores)
  • Oral Thrush
  • Recurrent Genital Herpes
  • Shingles
  • Tinea Infection (Athlete’s Foot, Ringworm & Jock Itch)
  • Nicotine Cessation

Other Diseases

  • Influenza Treatment
  • COVID-19 (i.e. PaxlovidTM) Treatment
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Prevention

Find a pharmacy professional near you

Further information is available from the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals.


2. Pharmacy Care Pilot Project

  • The Government of Saskatchewan is launching a pharmacy care pilot project to give patients access to more health care options.
  • The one-year project gives specific pharmacists authority to assess and prescribe for some chronic conditions.
  • Expanding the scope of practice for pharmacists optimizes their skills, improves patient care and builds capacity within our health care system – leading to greater access for patients and better health outcomes.
  • Work is ongoing to expand the scope of practice for pharmacists across the province.

December 8, 2023 News Release

Participating pharmacy:

Shoppers Drug Mart – Swift Current


3. Scope of Practice Updates

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