News and Events

News and Events

Explore information from the provincial Divisions team about the operation of the initiative or what local divisions are working on.


GPSC’s new name is Family Practice Services Committee (FPSC)

December 6, 2022
FPSC has a new name following ratification of the 2022 Physician Master Agreement (PMA) on December 6, 2022. The Family Practice Services Committee… Read more

GPSC extends in-patient bridge funding to March 2024

October 5, 2022
Doctors of BC and the Ministry of Health are currently working on a new payment model for longitudinal primary care. As this model expands, we… Read more

Engagement Toolkit: Request for tools and resources from divisions

October 3, 2022
The Facility and Community Engagement team is seeking relevant existing tools and resources developed by divisions to be considered for inclusion in… Read more

In the News

New health centre opens in West Shore, caters to marginalized groups

June 9, 2022

TIMES COLONIST: A new medical clinic that aims to provide primary care for 6,700 patients in Colwood, Langford,… Read more

Pregnancy care clinic opens in Cranbrook

May 31, 2022

EAST KOOTENAY NEWS ONLINE WEEKLY: Expectant parents will benefit from improved access to comprehensive pregnancy… Read more

Ucluelet clinic to see patients three days a week under new deal

May 31, 2022

TIMES COLONIST: Island Health says it has reached a deal with doctors at the Ucluelet Medical Clinic and the… Read more

For the Media

Ministry of Health: Improving access to primary care on South Vancouver Island

April 8, 2022

Government is investing in short-term measures to support primary care on south Vancouver Island, including supports… Read more

Ministry of Health: New urgent and primary care centre opens in Vancouver

March 25, 2022

More people in southeast Vancouver will have increased access to team-based, everyday health care with a new urgent… Read more

Ministry of Health: New community health centre coming to Victoria

March 12, 2022

People and families in Victoria will soon have more access to everyday primary health-care services with the opening… Read more