News

August 01, 2018

With the implementation of primary care networks (PCNs) across the province, the Ministry of Health is forming a new Primary and Community Care Policy Implementation Committee (PCCPIC) to oversee the various aspects of implementation of... read more

July 12, 2018

As part of their work on the Residential Care Initiative, South Okanagan Similkameen division doctors began undertaking meaningful medication reviews in local facilities. The resulting changes to patients’ prescriptions caused an... read more

July 09, 2018

The GPSC is developing a new Panel Development Incentive to compensate doctors for the time and effort required to improve the accuracy and quality of patient data. This incentive will enhance supports for panel management, which... read more

July 06, 2018

Improved panel management enables family doctors to understand both the patients they are taking care of, and what those patients need. The concept is simple: better information about patients leads to better care for patients. Accurate... read more

June 27, 2018

The Comox Valley is one of the first five BC communities to receive funding to link patient medical homes (PMHs) with specialist services and community resources to create primary care networks (PCNs) that will connect... read more