Doctor on the phone
May 18, 2022

Statement from Doctors of BC President Dr Ramneek Dosanjh and Board Chair Dr Adam Thompson

Doctors of BC is committed to addressing the challenges in our primary care system. Almost one million British Columbians do not have a family doctor. It is critical that steps are taken to...

Agreements & Contracts
May 16, 2022

Doctors of BC is strongly advocating on behalf of the profession and patients to address the crisis in primary care that is impacting both family doctors and specialists. As noted in our President and Board Chair’s Letter (login required), Doctors of BC’s board committed to greater...

Doctor seeing senior patient at clinic
May 11, 2022

On May 10, 2022, BC’s Health Minister Adrian Dix made the following comments in the legislature:

“I really emphasize family doctors and nurse practitioners because I think nurse practitioners…. I'm not saying they can provide better primary care, but for many people, they do. Their...

Female physician examining young girl's ear
February 18, 2020

On being a doctor in today’s world of primary care

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet? — William Shakespeare

While this may apply to roses, I am not certain it applies to healthcare providers. Much has been discussed recently about...

Physicians play key roles to launch Primary Care Networks
May 3, 2019

Doctors of BC congratulates all the physicians who have worked together with partners to recently announce new Primary Care Networks (PCNs) in our province. Physicians within Divisions of Family Practice worked hard and have been critical to achieve success.

PCNs are community-based...