ICBC changes
June 19, 2019

ICBC is providing additional information and resources for physicians, following changes that came into effect April 1 that impact the treatment of patients injured in a motor vehicle accident.

As part of ICBC’s improved care model, a roster of Registered Care Advisors (RCAs) has been...

June 13, 2019

The Measurement System for Physician Quality Improvement (MSPQI) is an initiative that is helping the health care system capture data to continuously inform health care planning and patient care in BC.

The initiative is in its early stages with the government, Doctors of BC and health...

June 11, 2019

“Nə́c̓aʔmat,  nə́c̓aʔmat, nə́c̓aʔmat,” are the Coast Salish words Musqueam Elder Shane Pointe spoke as he opened last month’s Representative Assembly meeting commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Commitment on Cultural Safety and Humility in Health Services. Pronounced "nuts amaht" and...

Doctors supporting physician health and wellness in Kootenay Boundary
June 10, 2019

Doctors of BC is moving forward on new initiatives to support physician wellness. Recently, we signed an agreement with the CMA that will result in the development of a joint initiative on physician health and wellness. And we have just completed a consultation on physician burdens that will...

Awards 2019
June 4, 2019

Every year, we acknowledge the outstanding contributions of physicians around our province through the Doctors of BC Awards. Congratulations to nine physicians and one medical student who were honoured this year at a ceremony in Vancouver on June 1st. Each of these distinguished individuals has...