McMaster University

Michael G. DeGroote
National Pain Centre

Scope of Search

Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Collaboration & Acknowledgments

Published by the National Opioid Use Guideline Group (NOUGG) a collaboration of:

  • Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada
  • College of Physicians & Surgeons of British Columbia
  • College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
  • College of Physicians & Surgeons of Manitoba
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Collège des médecins du Québec
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Government of Nunavut
  • Yukon Medical Council

The following individuals are gratefully acknowledged for their contribution to the inception, development, review, revision, and publication of the Canadian Guideline:

Research Group

  • Dr. Andrea Furlan
  • Dr. Meldon Kahan
  • Dr. Angela Mailis-Gagnon
  • Ms Emma Irvin
  • Dr. Luis Chaparro
  • Dr. Anita Srivastava

National Opioid Use Guideline Group (NOUGG)

  • Ms Rhoda Reardon (Co-chair)
  • Mr. Clarence Weppler (Co-chair)
  • Dr. Angela Carol
  • Ms Connie Côté
  • Dr. Patricia DeMaio
  • Dr. Lindy Lee
  • Ms Fleur-Ange Lefebvre
  • Dr. Don Ling
  • Dr. Cameron Little
  • Dr. Bill Pope
  • Dre. Carole Santerre
  • Dr. Ed Schollenberg
  • Dr. Said Secerbegovic
  • Dr. Karen Shaw
  • Mr. Doug Spitzig
  • Dr. Janet Wright
  • Dr. Robbert Vroom
  • Dr. Robert Young
  • Dr. Anna Ziomek

National Advisory Panel (NAP)

  • Ms Lori Adler
  • Dr. John F. Anderson
  • Ms Catherine Biggs
  • Dr. Aline Boulanger
  • Dr. Robert James Boyd
  • Dr. Norman Buckley
  • Dr. Peter Butt
  • Dr. Michel Cauchon
  • Dr. John Clark
  • Dr. John Collingwood
  • Ms Lynn Cooper
  • Dr. Ann Crabtree
  • Dr. Etienne de Medicis
  • Dr. Ted Findlay
  • Dr. Ian Forster
  • Dr. John Fraser
  • Dr. Brian Goldman
  • Dr. Allan Gordon
  • Dr. Neil Hagen
  • Dr. Lydia Hatcher
  • Dr. Phillipa Hawley
  • Dr. Howard Intrater
  • Dr. Margaret Jin
  • Dr. Roman Jovey
  • Dr. Milan Khara
  • Dr. Brian Knight
  • Dr. Jill Konkin
  • Mr. James Krempien
  • Dr. Roger Ladouceur
  • Dr. Andre Lalonde
  • Dr. Vernon Lappi
  • Dr. Lindy Lee
  • Dr. Joël Loiselle
  • Dr. Mary Lynch
  • Dr. David MacPherson
  • Dr. David Marsh
  • Dr. Gary Mazowita
  • Dr. Gordon McFadden
  • Dr. Patricia K. Morley-Forster
  • Dr. Murray Opdahl
  • Dr. R. Keith Phillips
  • Dr. Saifee Rashiq
  • Mr. Loren Regier
  • Dr. Toomas Sauks
  • Dr. Roger Shick
  • Dr. Chris Spanswick
  • Dr. Paul Taenzer
  • Dr. Eldon Tunks
  • Dr. Preston Zuliani