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...
Opioid Agonist Treatment Alert: Potential Slow Release Oral Morphine Shortage
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.