family doctor

July 22, 2016

For Linda*, an 80-year-old senior with complex medical needs, finding the Mission Attachment Clinic after her previous family doctor moved away was like “being adrift in the ocean on an inner tube, when suddenly someone shows up and throws you a line.”


Dr. Carol Pomeroy, Mission...

February 16, 2016

Doctors focus their energy on giving their patients the best quality care. But there are many aspects of running a practice that can also take up their time, often after hours.

Now, family physicians and specialists in BC have a new online resource to help manage their practices effectively...
June 10, 2015

Some patients in BC may notice a sign at their doctor’s office that limits the amount of questions they can ask in a medical visit to one. These signs are generally an office-by-office, clinic-by-clinic decision that the doctor has made in order to reduce backlog and decrease waiting times....

May 29, 2015

Family doctors, patients and others interested in primary care are encouraged to check out latest GP Solutions newsletter, a quarterly publication that highlights the activities and programs of the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC). The Committee is a collaborative effort of Doctors of...

May 21, 2015

Family doctors are the first point of contact in the health care system. Our patients rely on us throughout their lives to take care of them from childhood into their senior years and to take care of those they hold dear. We are their advocates, their confidantes, and we care about their overall...