Newsflash December 14

Topics include the new Perinatal and Newborn Health Hub, sign-up for the new Victoria MOA Network, dates for Indigenous Cultural Conversations with Len Pierre, and more. Read it here

Happy holidays

As we near the holiday season, we urge you to take a moment to unwind and enjoy time with your families. Our team is encouraged to embrace this time for rejuvenation as well. As a result, from the end of the day on Friday, December 22nd until Tuesday, January 2nd our responsiveness to emails and […]

After Hours Care program pilot update

The After Hours Care program pilot (AHCP) has been running for two months. Across the pilot sites, 306 physicians are actively using the service, 248 virtual calls were received, and 380,000 patients are being serviced by the AHCP. Learn more on the FPSC website here or contact Project Manager Myla Yeomans-Routledge at [email protected].

Long-term Care Initiative recruiting physicians and offering office visits

Our Victoria-South Island Long-term Care Initiative (Vic-SI LTCI) is actively recruiting new physicians. Are you new to practice and looking for a structured and well-supported field to enter? Or planning to retire or wind down your existing family practice in favour of a slower-paced environment? LTC in Victoria and the South Island has developed over […]

Save the dates: Indigenous Cultural Conversations

Building on the success of Andy Bird’s 2023 series, the Victoria PCN is excited to share the dates for a 2024 series featuring Len Pierre. This series is designed to support you on the journey of Truth & Reconciliation and is open to all VDFP members. There will be 3 virtual lunch hour presentations and […]

Divisions Dispatch December 13

The FPSC’s latest Divisions Dispatch includes updates on the Provincial Attachment System, funding extensions within the LFP payment model, planetary health in clinical practice, and more that will not be duplicated in the Newsflash. Read it here 

Opportunity: Medical Director, Indigenous Health

Island Health is seeking a Medical Director Indigenous Health. This co-leadership role will collaborate with Island Health Community Medical Directors to move health care initiatives for First Nation communities forward and represents the Indigenous health portfolio at HAMAC. Read more

ICYMI: VDFP executive board roles 2023-24

At its recent first meeting, the 2023-24 VDFP Board confirmed Dr. Melissa Duff will continue to serve as the board chair. Dr. Anna Mason and Mr. Peter Lockie will continue in their roles as secretary and treasurer, respectively.

ICYMI: Highlights from the 2023 AGM

More than 45 physician members and their guests joined us for a great time at our AGM on November 2nd at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort. It was a fun and interactive AGM with plenty of networking time and a post-business program that had everyone on the edge of their seats! After a busy knowledge […]