Dose dispensing as an efficient tool to improve patient safety in the EU

Patients’ inability to follow the instructions of a prescribed medication is one of the key factors that has put patient safety and the efficiency of healthcare systems across the EU in serious danger. Leading scientific experts and representatives of the healthcare sector gathered in Brussels to discuss the issue and to shed light on the […]

Ex-premier wages a new political — and personal — battle

Brian Peckford, the former premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, now lives on Vancouver Island. Handout He was premier of Newfoundland from 1979 to 1989. Now, as a B.C. resident, Brian Peckford is still game for a political fight. Today he’s taking on Ottawa and Victoria, saying they need to do more to end the shortage […]