SaferMedsNL is proud to be part of a network of partners all working together to improve medication use across Newfoundland and Labrador.  Learn about our supporting partners by clicking the links below.

Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador
The Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (ARNNL) is the regulatory body for all Registered Nurses (RNs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) in this province. ARNNL’s professional association role is to promote activities to advance healthy public policy.


Canadian Association for Retired Persons (CARP)
CARP is Canada’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians. Formerly the Canadian Association for Retired Persons, today CARP has more than 300,000 members aged 50 plus. As a non-partisan association, CARP is committed to working with all parties in government to advocate for older Canadians. Its mission is to advocate for better healthcare, financial security, and freedom from ageism.

Canadian Agency for Drugs & Technologies in Health (CADTH)
CADTH is an independent, not-for-profit organization responsible for providing health care decision-makers with objective evidence to help make informed decisions about the optimal use of health technologies


The Canadian Deprescribing Network
The Canadian Deprescribing Network is a group of health care leaders, clinicians, decision-makers, academic researchers and patient advocates working together to mobilize knowledge and promote the deprescribing of medication that may no longer be of benefit or that may be causing harm. 


Canadian Patient Safety Institute
The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) has over 10-years of experience in safety leadership and implementing programs to enhance safety in every part of the healthcare continuum.


Choosing Wisely / Quality of Care Newfoundland and Labrador
Quality of Care NL/Choosing Wisely NL (QCNL/CWNL) is a collaborative effort between the leading healthcare entities in Newfoundland and Labrador: we work to ensure the right treatments get to the right patients at the right time.

This website is developed by Dr. Barbara Farrell and Dr. Cara Tannenbaum. We are a pharmacist and physician who work with older people and are concerned about the risks associated with medications in this population.

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Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Health and Community Services

Health and Community Services provides a leadership role in health and community services programs and policy development for the province. This involves working in partnership with a number of key stakeholders including regional health authorities, community organizations, professional associations, post-secondary educational institutions, unions, consumers and other government departments.

Medication Therapy Services Clinic
The Medication Therapy Services Clinic, or MTS Clinic, is a “pharmacist-clinic” run by the School of Pharmacy at Memorial University. The clinic pharmacists see patients by appointment to provide in-depth medication assessments, and work with patients, their doctors and community pharmacists (and other health providers) to ensure they are taking the best medications for them, and using them in a way to ensure they are receiving the full benefit. Patients can be referred by their health provider or call themselves to book an appointment anytime.

Newfoundland and Labrador 50+ Federation
We are dedicated to promoting the independence and well-being of older adults in Newfoundland and Labrador through the provision of information as well as various programs and services.

Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association
The Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association (NLMA) is the voice of organized medicine in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. A division of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), the NLMA is a non-profit professional organization funded primarily by its members. The Association represents the views of the physicians of the province with governments, the media and the general public. It also advocates on behalf of all patients for a fair and equitable health care system in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Canada.

Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board
The Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board, established by legislation in 1910, is the regulatory body for the practice of pharmacy in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. 

Pharmacists’ Association of Newfoundland and Labrador
The Pharmacists' Association of Newfoundland and Labrador supports the professional and economic advancement of pharmacists through unity, advocacy and education.

Provincial Advisory Council for Aging and Seniors

The Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors advises government in preparing for an aging population by ensuring that a seniors' perspective is reflected in policy development and in planning for future service delivery. The mandate of this Council is to advise and inform government on issues, concerns and needs of seniors.

RxFiles is an academic detailing program providing objective, comparative drug information to clinicians.