a gp for me

May 5, 2016

In recent days, you have seen a number of media stories on the future of primary care in BC. It’s not surprising that the focus has also been on A GP for Me, a joint initiative of the Doctors of BC and the BC government.

A GP for Me has a number of goals: to help British Columbians to...

May 4, 2016
A group of family doctors have spearheaded an initiative that provides vulnerable, homebound seniors with access to health and community supports through a single point of connection at their doctor’s office.   Funding from the provincial A GP for Me initiative enabled Dr Monk and other family...
August 20, 2015

Nanaimo has been rolling out the red carpet to welcome prospective doctors to the community and their efforts are paying off.  Over the past year, five doctors have made the decision to move to the island community and six residents have chosen to stay in Nanaimo after completing their residency...

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...

April 23, 2015

The World Health Organization reports a global shortage of doctors and nurses, and British Columbia is no exception. The challenge is complex and so are the solutions. It is not just about hiring more doctors but also about making the best use of the health services we already have and finding...