walk with your doc

May 23, 2018

The 2018 Walk with Your Doc event has officially wrapped up with nearly 5,000 British Columbians taking part. The annual series of walks was led by more than 250 doctors, joined by physiotherapists, nurse practitioners, paramedics, medical office assistants in 48 communities throughout...

WWYD Oliver
May 4, 2018

Walk with your Doc is underway in BC for the 9th straight year with hundreds of doctors walking side-by-side with their patients, encouraging them to get moving for good health.  The walking events take place in communities around the province. Last year, 375 doctors walked alongside...

Stepping into Spring
April 23, 2018

As temperatures increase and the number of rainy days decrease, many of us look to spend more time outdoors which can provide a great opportunity to up our levels of physical activity and get moving.

Current physical activity guidelines recommend adults partake in at least 150 minutes of...

Walk with your doc
April 10, 2018

Daily activity is an important part of physical and mental health. To ensure British Columbians get the proper dose, BC doctors are prescribing exercise as medicine.

Rx for health pads are provided to doctors who take part in Walk with your Doc, the annual public health campaign...

March 20, 2018

Walk with your Doc – one of Doctors of BC’s flagship public health campaigns – is just around the corner, taking place May 5 - 13.  It’s a time when we see physicians across the province organize and host a short walk with their patients to impress upon them the benefits of daily exercise. It’s...