Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

November 17, 2017

Listen to interview with CFPC President Dr. Guillaume Charbonneau on Radio CHGA

Globe and Mail
British Columbia critics view Ottawa’s actions on combatting opioid crisis as taking a modest step in the right direction

CTV News
Drug most commonly used in assisted death is now available in Canada as self-administration option

CBC News
London police officials looking at equipping officers with Naloxone kits
Residents of Crapaud, PEI looking at solutions to attract new doctors

Toronto Star
Opinion: Federal government’s list of new measures to curb opioid crisis don’t go far enough

Maclean’s
Opinion: Time for Canada to formally declare the opioid crisis to be a national public health emergency

Edmonton Journal
Opinion: Proposed changes to drug prices may have unintended consequences of weakening health innovation goals

The Guardian
Shortage of psychiatrists in PEI puts mental health patients and staff at risk, according to PEI psychiatrist

CHGA-FM
Entrevue avec le nouveau président du Collège des médecins de famille du Canada

La Presse
Aide médicale à mourir : Un barbiturique à action plus rapide maintenant accessible au pays
Un médicament prometteur sera mis à l’essai pour ralentir la SLA

Le Journal de Montréal
Trois-Rivières : Une pharmacie dispose de quelques trousses de naloxone
SLA : Un médicament permettrait de freiner l’évolution de la maladie

Ici Radio-Canada
Des Autochtones du Nord ontarien envisagent la réforme de leur système de santé

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