Opioid treatment and management practice resources

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As the opioid crisis continues in BC, it’s projected that there will be more than 1,500 overdose deaths by December 31, 2017. Through the GPSC, family doctors can access incentives fees and provincial resources to support opioid prescribing and pain management, and the care of patients with addiction challenges, including opioid use disorder. A summary of GPSC incentives demonstrates how doctors can apply these specific fees.  Also, the following is a list of additional provincial resources support currently in place:

The GPSC continues to work with provincial partners to improve care for patients with opioid use and disorder and/or at the risk of overdose. For more information see the GPSC website or contact gpsc@doctorsofbc.ca.