BC Medical Journal


A mental health resource for all communities: The Salt Spring Island Youth Suicide Intervention Toolkit


Residential Care Initiative: Early data show impact and successes

Peer mentorship in opioid management: The Nanaimo E-Mentor Initiative

Team-based care in Northern BC: North Peace Division’s journey to an integrated model of care

Pain-management and opioid-prescribing tools and resources

The patient medical home: Working together to create an integrated system of care


Division-created patient resources: Empowering patients to make healthy choices

Physicians access mentorship benefits through maternity program

Fetch: Community and health resources at your fingertips


The Practice Toolkit: A practice management manual for all BC GPs

PSP small-group learning sessions: A resource for practice improvement

Doctors innovating local strategies to improve residential care across BC

The power of collective impact

Team-based care emerges as a widespread strategy for A GP for Me

Localized solutions for provincial reform of residential care services


Reconnecting Physicians to Maternity Care for BC

UpToDate available as Divisions of Family Practice member resource


Patient attachment: Identifying methods for improvement in the Cowichan Valley

In-patient Care program supports physicians and continuous care in BC

Attachment: How “A GP for Me” will help improve BC’s primary care system

PSP End-of-Life module enables physicians to better support patients

GPSC builds on foundation of collaboration


Divisions of Family Practice and Shared Care Committee: Working together for healthier communities

New Practice Support Program module on child and youth mental health launches across BC

Fraser Health and Divisions of Family Practice introduce team approach to home health

Tips for using Mental Health module tools and resources

Advance care planning


Putting the principles of collaboration into family practice

New Shared Care COPD module already showing results

GPSC: How far we’ve come

Vancouver psychiatrists incorporate group medical visits into patient care

Division of Family Practice: Meeting the unique needs of rural communities

Shared Care brings specialists and family doctors closer for better patient care


Divisions of Family Practice address community needs, improve care at local level 

PSP Developments this Autumn 

Attachment and Integration - Collaboration at Work

Innovative Group Medical Visits Benefit both Dementia Patients and their Caregivers  

GP Learning Session focuses on improving care for adolescent depression


Divisions of Family Practice—regional groups quickly solving problems at the community level 

Improved mental health care with FPs and patients as partners 

GPSC annual report highlights 2008/09 successes 

Specialized training and support in mental health 

New GPSC incentives support physicians in planning for palliative care and acute care discharge 

New mental health practice support program module to launch June 2009 

GPSC and HealthLink BC pilot mental health and addiction resource directory 

Divisions of family practice: New initiative of General Practice Services Committee


Practice Support Program implementation the focus of mid-term review 

Practice Support Program module helps GPs support patient self-management 

Group medical visits: Enhancing chronic illness care

MC4BC: Supporting family physicians' return to obstetrics 

Chronic Disease Management Module supports GPs to deliver better care

Community-based mental health initiative: Patients and GPs to benefit 

Revised complex care management fee launched


Advanced access key to better patient care, less stress for GPs and MOAs 

Practice support update from the General Practice Services Committee 

Important developments in the Subsidiary Agreement for Physicians in Rural Practice