February 9, 2018

Amendments to the Pharmacy Operations and Drug Scheduling Act (PODSA) permit the College to know the identity of all pharmacy owners, determine their suitability for pharmacy ownership and hold them accountable for providing safe and effective care by ensuring their pharmacies are compliant with legislative requirements for pharmacies in BC.

While these amendments were originally slated...

January 11, 2018

Tracey Hagkull and Justin Thind have been appointed by Minister of Health, Adrian Dix, to serve as public board members for a term of two years. Ryan Hoag has been appointed for...

January 10, 2018

Opioid Agonist Treatment Alert: Potential Slow Release Oral Morphine Shortage

From The British Columbia Centre on Substance Use


January 2, 2018

On January 1, 2018, amendments to Professional Practice Policy – 66, including changing its name from “Methadone Maintenance Treatment” to “Opioid Agonist Treatment,” came into effect. These amendments also include the introduction of new policy guides for buprenorphine/naloxone, and slow-release oral morphine​.