COVID-19

We all deserve respect
December 3, 2021

Doctors of BC, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia, the Physician Health Program, and the Canadian Medical Protective Association are united in their concern for the safety of BC doctors and their staff, especially during the currently tense environment caused by the...

Physician Burdens
November 29, 2021

Doctors of BC is committed to understanding the diverse needs of our members across British Columbia. In light of the ongoing challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, Doctors of BC is launching a further round of online engagement on physician burdens to hear your feedback. With the...

October 7, 2021

Dear Colleagues,

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted physicians around the province, all of whom are experiencing greater stress and burnout. In fact, the Physician Health Program has never been busier, experiencing a 58% increase in the number of physicians seeking help since 2019. While...

Wearing a mask on public transit
October 7, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, a significant percentage of the population has experienced feelings of anxiety and depression. One poll by Mental Health Research Canada (MHRC) showed that two-in-ten Canadians have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder or depression and overall, anxiety...

Pregnant woman receiving COVID vaccine
September 24, 2021

Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is a simple step you can take to protect yourself and others around you from the virus, and help BC return to a more normal way of life. While British Columbians are continuing to sign up for their first and second doses, to protect themselves and their...