COVID-19

Physician handing prescription to patient
September 18, 2020

One of the more challenging aspects of my role as Doctors of BC President has been the media representation of current issues facing our profession. I appreciate our engaged membership that help keep me informed through communication of issues and suggested solutions. Many of you know, I...

September 10, 2020

Dear colleagues,

I want to start by thanking each of you for your commitment, dedication, and hard work as we continue to tackle the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

We know that you have invested a great deal of your time and incurred additional expenses to resume in...

September 1, 2020

At this stage of the Covid pandemic, I think we’d all like to change the trajectory of where we are heading as a community, as a nation, and how we are to live our lives over the next few years…if only we knew how. Hard to do in the absence of any certainties. I also think we can agree that...

BC ECHO
August 18, 2020
Thousands of doctors and other health care providers across BC are an important point of contact for patients who need medical help to manage their alcohol use, which studies show has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. To ensure providers have the tools they need, the BC Centre for Substance...
Woman holding medication
August 13, 2020

August is Drug Free Kids (DFK) Canada’s ‘Drug Drop Off Month’, and in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, parents are being asked to ensure that medications are stored securely in the home, and expired medications are safely returned to pharmacies. As we continue to live with COVID-19 in our...