For the Media

Recent news releases related to the work of divisions of family practice throughout BC, including Primary Care Networks (PCN) and Urgent Family Care Centres (UPCC). For further media information contact Divisions of Family Practice Communications Officer, Reet Sidhu (rsidhu@doctorsofbc.ca, 604 638 5028).

  • 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,… 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… 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… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: Esquimalt UPCC opens at permanent new location
    December 6, 2021 | People in Esquimalt and neighbouring communities now have access to more comprehensive everyday… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: Urgent and primary care centre open in Cranbrook
    December 6, 2021 | People in Cranbrook and surrounding communities will have increased access to team-based everyday… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: New Community Health Centre coming to Westshore
    November 12, 2021 | People and families living in Colwood, Langford, Highlands and Metchosin will soon have more access… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: Improving access to health care for people on Bowen Island
    September 28, 2021 | Government is supporting the Bowen Island Health Centre Foundation and its work to improve and… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: Big step in primary care transformation for Greater Victoria
    July 21, 2021 | People living in Victoria, Saanich and Oak Bay will benefit from the Province’s transformation of… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: Urgent and primary care centre coming in Tri-Cities
    September 19, 2020 | People living in the Tri-Cities will soon have better access to same-day health-care services when… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: Urgent and primary care centre coming soon to Victoria
    September 18, 2020 | People living in North Quadra, Victoria and surrounding communities will soon have better access… Read more