Letters To Government

GPDOTS letter of concern regarding the Prescription Monitoring Program

On March 7th 2016 GPDOTS wrote the Nova Scotia Minister of Health & Wellness , College of Physicians & Surgeons , and the Prescription Monitoring Program regarding our concerns with the programs ability to identify over prescribing. Shortly after our letter Minister Leo Glavine announced he would be ordering a full review of the program.… Continue reading GPDOTS letter of concern regarding the Prescription Monitoring Program

Opinions

Response to : STEPHENSON: Nova Scotia doctors need to confront prescription drug abuse, Chronicle Herald

Today in the Chronicle Herald there was an article titled :  STEPHENSON: Nova Scotia doctors need to confront prescription drug abuse. While it is nice to see the prescription drug use epidemic acknowledged and reported on, there were some serious flaws in Dr. Gus Grants comments. First of all , saying the N.S. Prescription Monitoring… Continue reading Response to : STEPHENSON: Nova Scotia doctors need to confront prescription drug abuse, Chronicle Herald

Radio Interviews

CBC Info Morning Talks To C.P.S.N.S. on Prescription Drug Abuse in the Annapolis Valley

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW <————— – The Gould Report , May 2011 Both Chief Mander and the RCMP confirmed that they have found evidence of the diversion for abuse of prescriptions for opiates and other controlled substances (benzodiazepines) in AVDHA. Based on police information, for the most part, pills appear to be… Continue reading CBC Info Morning Talks To C.P.S.N.S. on Prescription Drug Abuse in the Annapolis Valley