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 Manager, Amory Wong (awong@doctorsofbc.ca, 604 638-2889).

  • Ministry of Health: West Coast Family Medical Clinic expansion opens in Sooke
    June 12, 2020 | People in Sooke now have better access to team-based primary care, with the opening of the newly… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: Second urgent and primary care centre opens in Surrey
    May 27, 2020 | People living in Surrey will now have better access to same-day urgent and primary care with the opening… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: New urgent and primary care centre opens in Castlegar
    March 9, 2020 | People living in Castlegar will soon have better access to team-based urgent and primary care with the… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: New Urgent and Primary Care Centre opens in East Vancouver
    February 29, 2020 | People living in East Vancouver now have better access to team-based urgent and primary care with… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: Urgent and primary care centre coming to Abbotsford
    February 14, 2020 | People living in Abbotsford will soon have better access to team-based urgent and primary care with… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: New urgent and primary-care centre officially opens in Kelowna
    January 9, 2020 | People living in the Central Okanagan now have better access to team-based day-to-day public health… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: Third urgent and primary care centre opens in the Interior
    November 12, 2019 | People living in Vernon now have better access to team-based everyday health care, with the opening… Read more
  • Vancouver Coastal Health: Urgent and Primary Care Centre opens in North Vancouver
    November 3, 2019 | People on the North Shore will be able to access team-based everyday health care with the opening of… Read more
  • South Okanagan Similkameen Division: More than 1,100 patients find care providers through attachment list
    October 28, 2019 | In just six months, more than 1,100 patients without a family doctor in the South Okanagan… Read more
  • Ministry of Health: Improving access to team-based care in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows
    October 4, 2019 | People in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows will have increased access to team-based health care with the… Read more