Patient Attachment
November 8, 2019

With the development of a primary care network in the South Okanagan, 1100 people without a family doctor have been placed with a long term primary care provider.

“I feel so incredibly lucky,” says Jan Kostek, a former Edmonton resident who moved to the South Okanagan and was unable to...

Diversity and Inclusion
November 6, 2019

For the past year, Doctors of BC has been conducting a wide-ranging consultation with members to identify steps to encourage greater inclusion and to increase diversity within our governance bodies – the Board, Representative Assembly, and committees. With input from the Diversity and Inclusion...

GPSC Patient Experience
November 5, 2019

Family doctors and care teams in BC can now hear from their patients about their experiences and interactions within their practices using a new tool developed by the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC), a partnership of Doctors of BC and the BC government. 

The new GPSC Patient...

ICBC changes
November 5, 2019

New ICBC regulations that changed support for patients injured in motor vehicle accidents came into effect on April 1, 2019. For physicians, these changes also included eliminating the CL19 and introducing new forms and payments.

Now that those changes have been in effect for six months,...

Physician Burdens
October 29, 2019

During our first Physician Burdens engagement, you told us about increasing demands that impact you, your practice and, in many cases, your health and wellbeing. Although your input was thorough and informative, we have decided to do a second round of member engagement in order to fully address...