Some divisions undertake programs to ensure that the member physicians experience greater professional satisfaction by participating in a division. These programs can include social events, professional development, and educational opportunities.
Tri-City News: Family doctors from across the Tri-Cities and New Westminster have launched a new virtual hub for maternity care after concerns around the transmission of COVID-19 was delaying vaccinations. The new virtual portal acts as a local guide for maternity care in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody, as well as Anmore, Belcarra and New Westminster, and offers information on care providers, clinics, and vaccinations.
Letters to the Editor: Assessment Centre sends its thanks
Penticton Herald: Dear Editor: As we reflect on the past three months, we owe a shout out to our community for rallying behind primary-care providers to set up a Primary Care Assessment Centre in Penticton. The Assessment Centre allows us to care for patients across the South Okanagan Similkameen who still needed in-person appointments. It remains a vital part of our local preventative approach which is helping to lower transmission rates during the pandemic. And it protects our supplies of personal protective equipment.
Vancouver Island’s first nurse practitioner clinic opens in Nanaimo
CTV News: Vancouver Island’s first nurse practitioner primary care clinic is opening in Nanaimo on Tuesday. The health facility will be operated by a team of nurse practitioners who can respond to a range of medical needs, including “diagnosing and treating illnesses, ordering and interpreting tests, prescribing medications and performing medical procedures,” according to the B.C. government.