August 21, 2019: SafeMedicationUse.ca Newsletter: Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act - What It Means for You
The Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act
is also known as Vanessa's Law
. Vanessa's Law regulations will require hospitals to report serious adverse drug reactions and medical device incidents to Health Canada. This mandatory reporting will give Health Canada more information about the safety of drugs and medical devices. Educational materials
have been developed to support mandatory reporting of serious adverse drug reactions and medical device incidents. Read more ...