NLMA NEWS
  • President's Letter: New Patient Safety Act clarifies protections for quality assurance information

    On March 7, the provincial government introduced Bill 70 An Act Respecting Patient Safety and Quality Assurance in the Province in the House of Assembly. Once passed, the new Patient Safety Act will provide a legal framework through which all quality...

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  • Clarification of Signature Criteria for a Valid Prescription

    More and more physicians are utilizing technology to manage their patient files, access information and generate prescriptions. To ensure authenticity, all prescriptions generated electronically must include an original ink signature.

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NOTICES & ADVISORIES
  • Call for Nominations: Memorial University Board of Regents

    Memorial University is seeking nominations for the Board of Regents, Memorial's governing body. This unique volunteer opportunity is open to all Memorial University alumni. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2017.

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  • Eastern Health Memo: Change in Folate Status Testing

    Effective May 1, 2017, red blood cell (RBC) folate measurement will no longer be offered, and serum folate testing will be offered as the substitute, for evaluating cases of suspected megaloblastic anemia, where vitamin B12 status is normal.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
  • Mar
    28

    New Guidelines for the Economic Evaluation of Health Technologies

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  • Mar
    29

    Seminar: Management of Ovarian Cancer Risk in BRCA Carriers

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  • Mar
    30

    Professional Communication Webinar

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