Family doctors are joining their voices together with patient advocates to speak to the crisis in family medicine.
One in five British Columbians do not have a family doctor and cannot get one. Practicing family doctors cannot provide the care that British Columbians need and deserve. It’s time to invest in family doctors.
- Times Colonist (May 18): B.C. vows to work with doctors on primary care crisis
- Vancouver Sun (May 15): Doctor shortage deters British Columbians from seeking care, survey finds
- Vancouver Sun Opinion (May 13): Daphne Bramham: COVID-19 jump-started health reform. Now it’s time to finish it
- CTV News Vancouver featuring our President, Dr Toye Oyelese (May 12): Dix denies doctor comment amid growing backlash for ‘misleading,’ ‘insulting,’ ‘clueless’ remark
- CTV News (May 12): BC doctors disappointed by Dix’s comments
- Times Colonist featuring Dr Jennifer Lush (May 12): Comment: Dix undermines morale of family doctors with comments
- Doctors of BC Statement (May 10): Nurse practitioners cannot replace doctors
- Richmond News (May 11): ‘Lot of burnout’: Richmond doctors feel strained running private practices
- Kamloops This Week (May 11): Diagnosis critical: A visit to a Kamloops family physician clinic
- Times Colonist (May 9): Comment: BC residents are dying for a family health-care practitioner
- Times Colonist (May 8): Doctors for all in Ucluelet, but the only medical clinic could close at month’s end
- The Georgia Straight (May 6): Family doctor crisis—Let’s use Family Doctor Day to advocate for primary healthcare in B.C.
- Nanaimo News Bulletin (May 5): OPINION: Primary care reform would improve B.C.’s health
- CTV News by Penny Daflos (May 4): Hundreds of family doctors accepting new patients in Alberta as nearly a million British Columbians without
- Mornings with Simi (May 3): Family Doctors needed in BC
- Times Colonist (May 2): Comment: Family physicians deserve fair compensation
- Healthy Debate (May 1): A plea from a family medicine resident: We must recognize the changing nature of primary care to prevent an exodus of doctors