pma

Negotiations
October 20, 2020

In June 2021, Doctors of BC will begin negotiations with government on a new Physician Master Agreement (PMA). To better prepare, we are reaching out to our members to find out what’s important to you when it comes to negotiating on your behalf.  The PMA affects every doctor in BC – it impacts...

June 28, 2019

With the ratification of the 2019 Physician Master Agreement (PMA), staff have been working to put the pieces in place so that implementation may begin. We are now able to provide an update with anticipated timelines for payment and decisions on allocations. This information can be found in our ...

Modern Medicine
May 7, 2019

"But now we have a rare opportunity to work together and channel this energy in order to create a better, more sustainable future for us all."

From trucking convoys to gilets jaunes to counter-protests, anger appears ubiquitous. And in talking with colleagues, reading survey...

May 6, 2019
Members often ask us “how do negotiations work”? We have prepared the following information to provide an overview of the process, highlighting the importance of the physician voice in the development of the negotiating mandate and in the bargaining.    Often people think that the actual bargaining...
April 13, 2019

Doctors of BC CEO, Mr Allan Seckel, sent the following to members on Saturday April 13, 2019.

“Dear Members:

The 2019 Physician Master Agreement was ratified in the referendum of members that concluded at midnight. A total of 3961 votes were cast with 96.8% of members accepting the...