VDFP Newsflash January 11

Topics include job opportunities with the Long-term Care initiative and a new mentoring program for locums. Read more

January 6 LFP payment model newsletter available

Doctors of BC and BC Family Doctors members will have received this newsletter outlining next steps to take and including links to resources on dedicated Doctors of BC and BC Family Doctors web pages (login required).

After-Hours Coverage Program survey closing tomorrow

This survey closes tomorrow night (Thursday, January 12). Participants will be entered to win a Mount Washington 6ix Pack or a $600 Harbour Air gift certificate. Please read more and complete the short survey.

Urban Locum Program launches mentoring program

The new mentoring program guides locums who are exploring community practice options at varying career stages. Six experienced VDFP and SIDFP community FPs will mentor participating locums. Read more

Divisions Dispatch January 10

This edition includes a report from the recent FP leaders’ event, a PharmaCare Update on the benefit status for four common drugs, a UBC call for FPs interested in teaching medical students (office, hospital, community), webinars, and more that will not be duplicated on our channels. Read more

Indigenous Cultural Conversations webinar

Join the Victoria PCN for this webinar to support you on the journey to Truth & Reconciliation. Friday, February 3 at 12 pm on zoom; sessional compensation; please confirm interest by January 20. Register here

PCN governance improvements planned

A provincial PCN Governance Transition Working Group has formed to guide work on improving PCN governance model options based on division and partner feedback. VDFP Chair Dr Melissa Duff is one of five family physicians from divisions across BC who were appointed to the working group by the Family Practice Services Committee (FPSC).