Very interesting announcement, and totally a surprise to me. Cost is approx $465 million per year. It makes me wonder if the Ontario gov't might introduce more drug cost reform to pay for it???
"Ontario was the last jurisdiction in North America to grant Nurse Practitioners the authority to prescribe controlled drugs and substances."
He will be focused on helping the Association achieve the aggressive goals set out in its most recent strategic plan, including further expanding pharmacists’ scope of practice to better meet the needs of Ontarians.
Gall joins OPA from his current position of Vice President, Finance and Administration at Health Shared Services Ontario (formerly the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres),
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