5 January 2017

The federal changes to withdraw the National Anti-Drug Strategy are significant for Canada’s nurses and their ability to deliver ethical and evidence-based care. Meaghan Thumath, 2015 Trudeau scholar, PhD candidate in social policy and intervention at University of Oxford and a registered nurse, co-published an op-ed in The Globe and Mail on Canada’s drug policy. The authors say that proposed changes will take time to translate into action.

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Meaghan Thumath

Meaghan Thumath (social policy and intervention, University of Oxford) is a public health and outreach nurse seeking to address the adverse effects of child removal by the state for mothers who use drugs in Canada.

2015 Scholars