From Doctors of BC: We’ve heard from many doctors who have questions surrounding government’s recent announcement for fast tracking vaccinations for patients considered clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV). What is required of doctors? How does the process work? Which group of… Continue Reading
The Specialist Services and the Shared Care Committees are pleased to sponsor 100 specialists and 100 family physicians in BC respectively via their Physician Leadership Scholarship fund to participate virtually at the IHI National Forum from December 6 to 9, 2020. The IHI National Forum is a highly… Continue Reading
Doctors of BC is prioritizing psychological and physical safety for physicians and conducting work under the Memorandum of Agreement. Along with our region’s nominated physician representative (Dr. Daisy Dulay, Cardiology, Victoria), I am implementing projects under the MOA as your… Continue Reading
A reminder from Doctors of BC: British Columbians will be voting in a provincial election on October 24th. While we are in the midst of the election period, it is important that the Medical Staff Associations (which are funded through… Continue Reading
The annual survey for Doctors of BC is closing tonight (Oct 14) at midnight. HSO has confirmed that we are just short of last year’s Island total number of respondents. The email will come from Health Standards Organization (HSO) NOT… Continue Reading
With fall officially upon us, a couple of important COVID supports have become available: Doctors of BC has announced funding to support the creation of COVID Safety Plans for community-based clinics and offices. Full details here, due by December 31,… Continue Reading
Action: Please fill out this survey. Physicians’ perspectives are needed to ensure a wide variety of practical experiences are captured to appropriately evaluate the value and impact of the FEI. This survey will take 10 to 15 minutes to… Continue Reading
Doctors of BC is striking a Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group, and is seeking applications for physicians to serve on it. Full details are available here, applications close August 6th. Apply today!
Please find below key supports for re-opening your community-based practice: Island Health has announced their process for supporting specialist physicians with community-based practices with PPE access, available here: https://medicalstaff.islandhealth.ca/news-events/ppe-physicians-community-practices-vancouver-island. Doctors of BC has put together important guides for re-opening community… Continue Reading
Curious about what’s going on in the rest of the province, and where South Island fits into the picture? Wonder no more: Read all about it in a recent Provincial FE Newsletter.