The Blando Group Patient Choice Award

The Blando Group Patient Choice Award

The Blando Group Patient Choice Award is presented to a pharmacist who has been nominated by a patient or non-pharmacist colleague(s) for their outstanding commitment to delivering quality patient care and customer service, and for their lasting impact on patient outcomes or community health and wellness.

Nominations for the Blando Group Patient Choice Award are now closed.

This year's recipient of the Blando Group Patient Choice Award is Mark Bautista.


Started pharmacy career in Manitoba with the North West Company as follows:

May 2008 to April 2010 – Pharmacy Manager, North Mart Pharmacy, Cross Lake, MB.

June 2010 – Present, Pharmacy Manager, Pinawa Pharmacy, MB

  • Having done his Pharmacy Internship in Pinawa in 2007, he requested to be assigned in Pinawa when the opportunity arose
  • Received ‘Business Award for Customer Service’ from Pinawa Lions Club, 2016
  • Active member of Pinawa Lions Club since 2018
  • Board Member/Treasurer, Eastern Manitoba Concert Association (EMCA), a community presenter of professional musical entertainment in the Eastman Region

Married to Raquel Bautista, and has 2 grown up kids, Mark & Amelia.

To view a list of the past recipients, please click here.