Practice Guidelines and Protocols

In BC, practice guidelines and protocols are developed under the direction of the Guidelines and Protocols Advisory Committee (GPAC), jointly sponsored by the Doctors of BC and the Ministry of Health (BC).

Useful links

The following websites contain up-to-date guidelines and protocols pertinent to the practice of medicine in BC.

BC Ministry of Health/Doctors of BC – GPAC
Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols in British Columbia

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC)
Guidelines for Infection Prevention and Control in the Physician's Office
BCCDC Immunization Manual

Canadian Medical Association (CMA)
CMA Clinical Practice Guideline Database

McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote National Pain Centre
Canadian Guideline for the Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Health Canada
Canadian Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Program