PMH/PCN News


November 05, 2021

Nelson family physician Dr Lee MacKay found immediate benefit to his patients after medical office assistant Julie Northfold completed the GPSC Panel Management for Family Practice program. Putting newly acquired skills to work, Julie evaluated the office electronic medical...

February 18, 2021

On February 9, the GPSC co-chairs shared a letter with divisions and partners that provided the following update: For those communities who have already submitted expressions of interest (EOI), the Ministry’s Primary Care Planning and Implementation Oversight team and the...

October 26, 2020

Primary care networks (PCN) have enabled the Burnaby Division of Family Practice to implement programs and supports that address the health care needs of both the homeless and underhoused population and those who suffer from opioid use disorder. In March of this year, the...

October 21, 2020

With many community doctors turning to virtual care to keep patients and staff safe during the pandemic, one of the questions raised was:  “What can we do to help vulnerable patients who don’t have access to technology?” Dr Pardeep Dhillon and the Maple Ridge Division...

February 24, 2020

Twenty-three divisions of family practices are collaborating with partners at the local, regional and provincial levels to develop primary care networks (PCNs) in communities across the province. As of February 2020, 42 PCNs are in various stages of planning and...

March 20, 2018