VDFP Newsflash June 1

Topics include the refreshed VDFP vision, a perinatal care learning & engagement event, and more. Read more

Cheers for Peers

A round of applause to all family physicians and to Dr Kristen Iverson, who received cheers from peers. Check out the cheers and add your own here – let’s keep the cheers going!

Impacts of climate change on well-being

With wildfires raging out of control and another dry, hot summer in the forecast, climate change is on people’s minds. It’s increasingly understood as a health issue, but what can you do about it? Read more

Last Beer Banter before the summer hiatus

Join our last Beer Banter before the summer break! Friday, June 16, from 4-6pm at the Penny Farthing Public House- hosted by Residents Drs Ali Dozzi and Carien Smit. RSVP here

Refreshed VDFP vision statement

The board has refreshed our vision statement to emphasize the Division’s inclusivity of all types of family medicine-trained physicians. In case you missed it, view the recent message from the board we circulated prior to the vision refresh.

Divisions Dispatch May 30

This edition includes information on the new $29M one-time funding to stabilize inpatient, long-term, and maternity care, the May 24 LFP payment model newsletter on expanded locum eligibility, deadlines, and resources; a new EMR orientation video series, and more that will not be duplicated on our channels.

Pathways Pearls

View the latest Pathways Pearls newsletter on updated features and new care pathways.

Re-enrolling patients in Community Virtual Care

Did you know? You can refer patients to Island Health’s Community Virtual Care (formerly Home Health Monitoring) program more than once. If they received CVC for chronic disease self-monitoring (e.g., heart failure, kidney disease) and still need support, they can be re-enrolled.