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Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health

Choosing Wisely Canada

Addiction Medicine - Choosing Wisely Canada

Nova Scotia Drug Information System

Nova Scotia Take Home Naloxone Program


Nova Scotia Opioid Use and Overdose Strategy

The 2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Canadian Opioid Guidelines: Guidance Statement 3: Co-prescribing with opioids (pg 80)

Canadian Guidelines on Opioid Use Disorder Among Older Adults 2019

Acute Pain: Musculoskeletal, Low Back and Post-Surgical – February 2021 – Dalhousie Academic Detailing Services Resources

Management of opioid use disorders: a national clinical practice guideline

Opioid Wisely - Choosing Wisely Canada

Choosing Wisely Canada - Family Medicine Recommendations (see recommendations #2 and #3)


Centre for Effective Practice: Managing Benzodiazepine Use in Older Adults Tool

Canadian Guidelines on Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonist Use Disorder Among Older Adults 2019


The Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance

Centre for Effective Practice: ADHD in Adults

CADTH - Reference List-Guidelines-ADHD


Centre for Effective Practice: Management of Chronic Insomnia

Canadian Deprescribing Network: Benzodiazepine and z-drugs

Deprescribing.Org: Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonist

Deprescribing benzodiazepine receptor agonists - Evidence-based clinical practice guideline

Centre for Effective Practice: Opioid Tapering

Canadian Deprescribing Network Opioid Tapering Protocol


Prescription Monitoring Act

Prescription Monitoring Regulations

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Colleges & Associations

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia

Doctors Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists

Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia

Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Dental Association

Nova Scotia College of Nursing

Additional Links

Health Canada

Contact a NSPMP consultant

Please do not send private health information by email.

Lillian Berry, Pharmacist Consultant

Phone: 902-496-3636 | Fax: 902-481-3157 | [email protected]