Opioid treatment and management practice resources

December 19, 2017

As the opioid crisis continues in BC, it’s projected that there will be more than 1,500 overdose deaths by December 31, 2017.

Through the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC), family doctors can access incentives fees and provincial resources to support opioid prescribing and pain management, and the care of patients with addiction challenges, including opioid use disorder.

summary of GPSC incentives demonstrates how doctors can apply these specific fees, and additional resources currently in place across the province are listed here.

One of four joint collaborative committees that represent a partnership of the Government of BC and Doctors of BC, the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC) works on behalf of doctors to strengthen full-service family practice and patient care in BC. Learn more on their website