virtual care

June 29, 2020

The Representative Assembly advocates for your interests and provides guidance to the Doctors of BC Board. For more information, click here.

The May 29th regularly scheduled in-person meeting of the Representative Assembly (RA) shifted to an online meeting due to the...

longitudinal care
June 22, 2020

“Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water”.

Sister Margaret Dyer baths a newborn baby at Southmead Hospital in Bristol, 1942. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Many of us may have been taught that this phrase referred to the medieval...

Virtual Doctor Consultation
June 20, 2020

“You can’t replace face-to-face, the physical space, the interaction, but this really does help meet a unique need.” That is Dr Kelsey Louie’s description of a First Nations Virtual Doctor of the Day service implemented in March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Dr Louie is...

Virtual Care
June 12, 2020

It is important that patients connect with their doctors when they need care. Since the onset of COVID-19, some patients have been delaying visits to their physicians which is concerning especially if they have chronic or complex health conditions. Even while physicians are slowly increasing the...
May 1, 2020

A new video series and a webinar are available to support BC physicians on the use of online platforms to provide effective patient care.

The series follows an announcement that 10,000 Zoom licenses are available for at no cost for health care providers.

We encourage physicians to...