Report from the Joint Commission on the Cancer Workforce

February 19-20, 2007, Submitted by Lynne Nakashima - Human resources continues to be a significant issue for all areas of the health care system. In particular, in the area of cancer management, there is a need to ensure appropriate human resources. For Pharmacy, including both Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians, there are significant challenges in ensuring appropriate human resources are available. This joint meeting of the CAPCA and CPAC committees on human resources for the cancer workforce is intended to move forward with planning and actions to ensure appropriate resources for the future.