Planned Outage of the Nova Scotia Prescription Monitoring Program’s (NSPMP) eAccess Portal 

Please be advised of a planned outage for the NSPMP eAccess web application from Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 1am until 5am. During this time, eAccess will be down and there will be no ability to login to the system. 

We apologize for any inconvenience during this time. 


COVID-19 Updates

NSPMP COVID 19 Bulletin –  March 2020 (PDF Download, 376KB)

Health Canada Exemption –  March 19, 2020 (PDF Download, 437KB) 


May 2020 Bulletin 

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 Important Information for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Teams:

  • The Nova Scotia generic HCN should not be used



 NSPMP Announcement: Benzodiazepine Integration

As part of the 2017-2020 Strategic Plan, the NSPMP will begin to integrate benzodiazepine data as part of our monitoring activities on Saturday, October 20th (12:01am).


Important information for prescribers and pharmacies:

  • Benzodiazepine prescribers who are not currently registered with NSPMP will need to complete a registration form to obtain an NSPMP ID by October 20th to avoid having their prescriptions held at the pharmacy.
  • Benzodiazepines prescriptions will continue to be written on regular prescription pads (duplicate pads are not required)
  • Benzodiazepine prescribing histories will be available via NSPMP’s e-Access portal on October 20th 

For more information, please review our October 4th 2018 Media Release and the benzodiazepine information outlined in our Frequently Asked Questions document. 



*NEW*: Re-Order Duplicate Prescription Pads Online

Prescribers who are currently registered with the NSPMP can now re-order duplicate pads via email ( or fax: 902-481-3157. Once received, your order will be delivered via courier within three business days.

CLICK HERE to submit your order via email.

*Effective October 10, 2019, the duplicate pads will be manufactured differently.
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E-Prescribing is available through the DIS Portal

NSPMP allows for e-Prescribing of monitored drugs though the DIS.
More information on e-Prescribing is available here