The Doctor is In: supporting physicians in re-opening offices

May 21, 2020

The Doctor is In: Recommendations for expanding in-person care in community-based physician practices” provides a one-stop source of information to support physicians in the gradual re-opening of offices and clinics. 

Prepared by physicians for physicians, The Doctor is In summarizes and compiles the guidelines from the Provincial Health Officer, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC, WorkSafeBC and BCCDC. It also provides insights and templates to support the effective implementation of changes resulting from the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, and covers topics such as:

  • What to think about before expanding in-person care
  • Preparing staff and physical office space
  • Building physician and staff wellness and resilience
  • Checklists and a template to develop individualized plans
  • Creating your own safety plan

Access the Doctor is In web page, with links to key topics, here.

The Doctor is In document, which will be updated as new information becomes available, can be found here.

A safety plan template for developing individualized office plans can be found here.

Official guidelines provided by the College, Provincial Health Officer, BCCDC, and WorkSafeBC can be found here.

Information on all COVID-19 related supports for physicians can be found here.