February 14, 2020

Are you a medical student or resident who goes above and beyond to advocate for a stronger healthcare system? Do you know someone who is? If so, submit a nomination for Doctors of BC’s Changemaker Award. Give them the recognition they deserve, and the chance to win $1,000!

The Changemaker...

ICBC changes
February 6, 2020

The BC government has announced changes to ICBC that will provide increased levels of medical care and enhanced supports for recovery for people injured in motor vehicle accidents. 

The expanded coverage will go into effect Spring 2021. The changes are the latest steps in the transition...

Coronavirus
February 6, 2020
Thousands of people in more than 25 countries have been infected with the coronavirus. Hundreds of people have died. Unfortunately, these numbers increase every day. In British Columbia, there are four confirmed cases, and according to the BC Chief Medical Health Officer, Dr Bonnie Henry, all are...
BCP
February 6, 2020
As agreed to in the 2019 Physician Master Agreement, effective April 1, 2020 eligible physicians will be able to claim a new Business Cost Premium (BCP) on fees for Consultation, Visit, Counselling and Complete Examination services to help cover the rising rent, lease, or ownership costs of a...
February 5, 2020
Being diagnosed with a life-limiting condition is a challenging and emotional time for patients and their caregivers. A life-limiting diagnosis means patients will need to access many medical, community, and even spiritual supports to prepare them for their palliative care journey ahead, and ensure...