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November 2020


Clarity about the Provincial Health Officer's Nov. 7 orders

The delivery of care in the homes of​​ patients and clients, or in community-based clinics, does not constitute a “social gathering”. Registrants who provide care to patients and clients in these settings are expected to continue as they did prior to the issuance of this new order.

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Changes to professional liability protection: your questions answered

Questions about the transfer of responsibility for CNPS professional liability protection to NNPBC? We have answers for you. Check out our new resources, which show you what happens today vs. how things will work in 2021-22 and beyond.

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Prescription pad orders not processed over holiday break

NPs, RNs, and RPNs are advised that CDS and methadone prescription pad orders will not be processed between Dec. 22, 2020 and Jan. 5, 2021. This means you will need to submit prescription pad orders by Dec. 21, 2020 and ensure you have enough pads to last over the break.

Prescribers must log into their BCCNM account to order prescription pads.

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