A collaborative group of representatives from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Royal College) worked on updating the survey. Additional consultative input was sought from other health-related organizations.
All questionnaires and survey communications were available in English and French.
The 2013 NPS received ethics approval from the University of Saskatchewan Behavioural Research Ethics Board.
The surveys were mounted online using Fluid Surveys platform. PDF version of the questionnaire is available for download below: