Newsflash January 18, 2024

Topics include a compensated survey for International Medical Graduates, the expansion of our MOA Network, how to apply for a PRA-BC family physician to join your clinic, and more. Read it here

International Medical Graduates: Take a compensated survey to improve division support

Did you complete your medical training outside of Canada (i.e., you are an ‘IMG’)? A remunerated, collaborative survey by Vancouver Island’s Divisions of Family Practice aims to increase division knowledge of your needs to improve services for IMGs as well as recruitment. Divisions aim to support local physician communities and improve local healthcare systems. However, […]

Divisions Dispatch January 10

The FPSC’s latest Divisions Dispatch includes a reminder about the January 31 deadline to qualify for the $6,500 panel registry payment, LFP expansion news, updates on the new Mental Health Act Form 4.1 and 4.2 effective January 31st, and more that will not be duplicated in the Newsflash.

Dates for Indigenous Cultural Conversations now available

Dates for the next three remunerated sessions of this popular series with Len Pierre are now available and session 1 on Friday, January 26, is open for registration. Date: Friday, January 26 Time: 12 – 1 pm Location: Zoom Indigenous Cultural Conversations is a lunchtime Zoom series by the Victoria Primary Care Network that is open to all […]

New Victoria Division website coming soon

A new Victoria Division website with improved features will launch soon. While your UpToDate access will not change, the new site is designed to help you find what you need faster offer improved job listing functionalities show more of your VDFP community integrate our News Hub, the home of all our Newsflash items include a more […]

ICYMI: Are you looking for a family physician to join your clinic?

The Practice Ready Assessment (PRA-BC) Return of Service program is accepting clinic applications. Ten family physician candidate placements are available for the fall 2024 intake. These candidates will be practice-ready in the spring of 2025 and have a three-year Return of Service. Please read the application call-out and submit the application form to Island Health by end of day February […]

ICYMI: Perinatal care resources for family physicians

During our maternity care provider shortage, keeping first-trimester care knowledge up to date is essential for all who are responsible for providing it (longitudinal and WIC FPs). Check out these resources: First-Trimester Care algorithm for longitudinal and WIC FPs: Use the early pregnancy algorithm for guidance from dating to tests, screening, and billing. Also available on Pathways. Funded […]