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...

Dr Chris Taylor
October 22, 2019

A new centralized referral service in Victoria funded through the Specialist Services Committee (SSC) is helping patients with skin lesions get quicker access to specialist consultants and allows specialists to better manage their waitlists.

It started in 2015, when plastic surgeon Dr...

Doctors of BC launches pedestrian safety campaign for kids as part of Be Active Every Day
October 16, 2019

It’s October, and that means Doctors of BC’s annual children’s health challenge Be Active Every Day is back. The challenge, which seeks to get kids aged 5-11 active and playing for at least 60 minutes every day, is coordinated by local physicians around the province who talk to students...

Board Report
October 11, 2019
At a meeting September 20, 2019 the Doctors of BC Board:

Welcomed Dr Sophia Wong as a new member. She is a Lab Medicine Specialist at Vancouver General Hospital.

Appointed physicians to a new committee that will help advise government on proposed Alternative Payment contracts for...