NOTE: The provincial government did make the Prescription Monitoring Program available 24hrs a day but as the Auditor Generals report pointed out pharmacists are not required to enter the information for 30 days.
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While some aspects of the Nova Scotia Prescription Monitoring Program are effective, there are significant weaknesses in the Program’s control and monitoring processes that can allow abuse or misuse of prescription drugs to continue undetected. Improvements are needed to address these issues. There was adequate attendance at meetings of the Board and Practice Review Committee;… Continue reading Auditor Generals Report On The Nova Scotia Prescription Monitoring Program – Key Findings