opioids

Physician handing prescription to patient
September 18, 2020

One of the more challenging aspects of my role as Doctors of BC President has been the media representation of current issues facing our profession. I appreciate our engaged membership that help keep me informed through communication of issues and suggested solutions. Many of you know, I...

February 13, 2019

We are hearing a great deal about the growing challenge of opioid use and addiction in BC. It’s also a growing problem for new moms and their babies, as physicians in Fraser Northwest discovered.

While doing its research to create Primary Care Networks, the Fraser Northwest Division of...

June 6, 2018

With growing concerns about increasing levels of opioid addiction, two new set of guidelines have been released to better support front line health care providers, along with a number of new physician fees. Both guidelines are supplementary to the Guideline for the Clinical Management of...