June 3, 2016
This President's Letter is intended for doctors who practiced between July 23, 1992 and April 30, 1996.   Dear Colleagues,   We have been informed of the tentative settlement of a longstanding class action lawsuit Halvorson v. British Columbia (Medical Services Commission) which provides...
April 23, 2015

Dear Colleagues:
 
On April 24, you will receive two ballots from Everyone Counts Canada.  One of the ballots will be for the election of Board Delegates and Officers.  Today, I am writing to you about the second ballot – proposed by two members at large – in which you will be asked...

March 2, 2015

Dear Colleagues:

Doctors of BC is seeking your views on policy papers released by the Ministry of Health setting out new proposals for the delivery of health care in British Columbia.  

The policy papers focus on three key areas: 

Primary and Community Care, Surgical Services,...
January 16, 2015

Dear Colleagues:

Voting is now underway for the Doctors of BC’s nominee for President-Elect of the Canadian Medical Association.  Members will have received an email from Everyone Counts Canada containing your log-on instructions and voting ballot. 

I encourage you to vote in this...

EMR Post-Implementation Support
August 6, 2014

August 6, 2014

Dear Colleagues, 

When the Physician Information Technology Office (PITO) ended March 31, 2014, the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC) approved one-time funding to ensure that family physicians wanting an opportunity to get the most from their EMRs and reach...