Opioid Crisis

How hospitals help stem the tide in the opioid crisis

The headlines point to a grim prognosis. In London, five deaths attributed to opioid overdose in one week. Canada wide, more than 10,000 people have lost their lives to opioids in the past three years. This has become public health crisis. How did we get here? Read more

 Tackling the Opioid Crisis - Lawson Healh Research

STOP Narcotics work by LHSC physician, resident, leads to provincial quality initiative

LHSC is part of the Cut the Count campaign to reduce the number of opioid pills we prescribe to surgical patients at discharge, while helping patients manage their pain effectively in other ways. Read more