PPE Portraits
May 10, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has limited our social connections, as we live with restrictions designed to keep each other safe. In BC’s hospitals and clinics, this lack of connection is felt by doctors and other healthcare workers, who have to don and doff comprehensive PPE on a constant basis. The...

Doctor with mask face shield
February 4, 2021

Community physicians – family doctors and specialists - can order Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at no cost during the pandemic through the BC government’s Health PPE Portal. 

If you are having problems with your orders, or you believe you qualify but have not yet been notified about...

November 26, 2020

Family doctors and specialists with community offices will soon be receiving a letter in the mail from the provincial government with information on how to order PPE and critical supplies through the new Health PPE Portal. The portal, which becomes operational at the end of November, will allow...

November 13, 2020

The BC Ministry of Health has advised it will be launching a centralized PPE distribution system for doctors at the end of November, to be followed with an incremental roll-out around the province. This means doctors will soon be able to order PPE at no cost for the duration of the pandemic....

Doctor wearing Personal Protective Equipment in clinic
October 20, 2020

In a recent President’s Letter (log-In required), Dr Kathleen Ross updated BC’s doctors on supports available to them as the pandemic moves into the fall and winter.

Updates from the Ministry of Health include:

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Community...