News

August 21, 2018

Across the province, CSCs are exploring opportunities to establish and support primary care networks, building on other successful local initiatives. Currently, 11 communities are engaged in planning services for local PCNs. The first... read more

August 15, 2018

The GPSC is asking family doctors who currently use or have used the GPSC fees to complete a short survey to make sure the fees support doctors in their practice.

Physician responses will help the GPSC develop billing education... read more

August 01, 2018

With the implementation of primary care networks (PCNs) across the province, the Ministry of Health is forming a new Primary and Community Care Policy Implementation Committee (PCCPIC) to oversee the various aspects of implementation of... read more

July 12, 2018

As part of their work on the Residential Care Initiative, South Okanagan Similkameen division doctors began undertaking meaningful medication reviews in local facilities. The resulting changes to patients’ prescriptions caused an... read more

July 09, 2018

The GPSC is developing a new Panel Development Incentive to compensate doctors for the time and effort required to improve the accuracy and quality of patient data. This incentive will enhance supports for panel management, which... read more