July 12, 2017
VANCOUVER, BC – An estimated one in five British Columbians lives with chronic pain that profoundly affects their quality of life. Chronic pain can take a toll on mental and physical health, ability to work, as well as relationships with family, friends and society. And as BC’s population ages, the...
November 18, 2016

VANCOUVER – For many adults with chronic illness or disabilities, the majority of their day-to-day health care is provided not by a health care professional, but rather by a family member or friend. Often referred to as “family caregivers,” these unpaid caregivers are an integral, yet often...

September 11, 2015

VANCOUVER – Doctors of BC says British Columbians should be cautious when making a decision to engage in direct-to-consumer genetic testing, and is calling for federal regulation of the industry.

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing (DTC GT) means the public can obtain genetic tests via the...

August 27, 2015

Vancouver — Patients in Princeton and the surrounding area are benefiting from a new partnership that increases access to specialty care for rural patients.

A Shared Care Project team including family physicians, specialists, Interior Health staff, and others, have been...

June 12, 2015

Vancouver, BC – Four special awards were handed out at the Doctors of BC’s annual awards ceremony Saturday, June 6.  The Association’s 16th annual Awards of Excellence in Health Promotion and Prevention and the 2nd annual Changemaker Awards for political or medical advocacy...