COVID-19

November 20, 2020

The winter months can be tough for all of us. Cold temperatures, short days and less sunlight can make life feel more difficult to manage and can cause many to experience changes in mood with the changes in the weather. Combine that with the high levels of stress, anxiety and even depression...

longitudinal care
November 3, 2020

Doctors of BC strives to be a leader in BC’s changing health system. We proactively monitor trends, we engage with physicians and stakeholders, and we work collaboratively to improve health services across all spectrums of care – including our pandemic response. But as a profession we have a...

October 21, 2020

With flu season around the corner and the pandemic still with us, it is more important than ever that British Columbians get their flu shots this year. The anticipated high demand brings with it challenges for doctors who have limited space to see patients safely in their office because of the...

October 20, 2020

During the dark, early days of the pandemic, Dr Sarah Freedman’s mood was as grey as a Vancouver rain. 

“It was a really heavy time and I felt as if I needed joy in my life,” said Dr Freedman, a Vancouver-based pediatrician. “I watched videos of the Toronto and Calgary physicians’ choirs...

October 6, 2020

As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise in our province, Doctors of BC reached out to physicians to gather tips and ideas on staying safe this fall.

Here’s a list of some great ideas from doctors on navigating challenges, helping families adapt to pandemic conditions and practicing safety...