VICTORIA – To help stop overdoses and save lives, Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, has issued a public health order to increase the number of health professionals authorized to help people at risk for overdose access safer alternatives to the toxic street drug supply, as B.C. works to update prescribing guidance.

L’ordonnance autorisera désormais les infirmières cliniciennes à prescrire des alternatives pharmaceutiques aux drogues de la rue.