Department of Family and Community Medicine and St. Michael’s Academic Family Health Team


Do you have questions about your medications?

St. Michael's Pharmacy at St. James Health Centre Our family health team pharmacists are here to help. Our team of pharmacists work directly with patients and the health-care team to assess a patient’s medications and to provide education to ensure safe and effective medication use.

What services does the pharmacist provide?

Medication assessments

  • Our pharmacists can meet with you to review all of your prescription medications, non-prescription medications, natural supplements and vitamins to ensure that they are safe and the most effective for your medical conditions.
  • This may involve reviewing your medical chart and discussing treatment recommendations with your health care provider.

Medication education

  • If you have questions about your medications, our pharmacists can answer them and help you to better understand your medications.
  • Our pharmacists can provide education on side effects, drug interactions and how best to take your medications.

How do I make an appointment with the pharmacist?

Referrals can be made through your primary health care provider or through a member of the health care team.

What should I bring to the appointment?

  • All your prescription and non-prescription medications including topical medications such as creams, inhalers and eye drops
  • All your natural supplements and vitamins
  • Any medications that you use on occasion, such as sleeping pills
  • If you are unable to bring in the prescription bottles, please bring in a list of all your medications and how you take them

Our pharmacists

Brenda Chang, RPh, PharmD
Health Centre at 80 Bond
Family Practice at 61 Queen

Tony Antoniou, RPh, PharmD
HIV pharmacist
Health Centre at 410 Sherbourne