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College Launches Prescription Medication Awareness Campaign
September 23, 2014

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS) is launching an awareness campaign aimed at encouraging patients and physicians to explore pain management alternatives. The goal of the campaign is to support a broader conversation between patients and physicians when dealing with pain management.

“We believe that if we expand the dialogue between doctor and patient, we might improve the management of pain,” said Dr. Gus Grant, Registrar & CEO at the CPSNS.  “We also believe this may improve physician prescribing practices.” 


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The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia serves the public by regulating the province's medical profession in accordance with the Nova Scotia Medical Act and its regulations. Among other responsibilities, the College undertakes the following:

Building Bridges, the CPSNS 2013 Annual Report is now available (PDF download).