gpsc

May 22, 2018

New physicians in BC are keen to work in team environments where ‘someone has their backs’ – where they will benefit from collegial relationships in which experienced physician mentors can help them navigate those early practice years.

That was the key theme at a panel discussion of new...

March 5, 2018

The Residential Care Initiative (RCI) was launched by the General Practice Services Committee in 2014 to improve care for seniors living in BC care facilities. RCI projects are being carried out by divisions of family practice—independent non-profit organizations funded by Doctors of BC and the...

November 7, 2017

The General Practice Services Committee (GPSC) has introduced changes to some physician incentive fees with the goal of better supporting improved access to care and quality of care for patients. The changes were made in response to physician input and to support the goal of expanding and...

Rural Stories
October 4, 2017

Contending with challenges including weather, geography, limited resources, and services available only at a distance, health care providers in rural and remote communities have long relied on creative thinking when it comes to providing effective patient care. In a new collection of stories,...

March 22, 2017

Two successful made-in-BC, physician-led health care innovations recently gained nationwide recognition. Pathways and RACE, projects developed with funding from Doctors of BC and the BC Government, were featured in the first of a new series of reports from the College of Family Physicians of...