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Physician Resources

3007, 2015

National pharmacare has large support across Canada

By |July 30th, 2015|Categories: Physician Resources|0 Comments

Nearly one-quarter of Canadians say they or someone in their home can’t afford prescribed drugs and are splitting pills and skipping doses to make the medicine go further – or not renewing or even filling [...]

3007, 2015

Misperceptions – Updated Standard Regarding Walk-in Clinics

By |July 30th, 2015|Categories: Physician Resources|0 Comments

Debunking misperceptions about the updated standard regarding walk-in clinics College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia: Registrar's message Misperception 1: The standard is new To ensure quality of care in all practice settings in British [...]

907, 2015

Walk-in clinics in B.C. told to offer continuing care to patients

By |July 9th, 2015|Categories: Physician Resources|0 Comments

The walk-in or urgent care clinic that you visited just once is obliged to be your “medical home” if that’s what you need and want, according to new standards set by the College of Physicians [...]

307, 2015

Ending the Patient-Physician Relationship

By |July 3rd, 2015|Categories: Physician Resources|0 Comments

College’s Position The decision to end a patient-physician relationship should be based on a thoughtful review of the reasons for doing so and having given the patient reasonable notice of the decision. Communicate your decision [...]

307, 2015

Photographic, Video and Audio Recording of Patients

By |July 3rd, 2015|Categories: Physician Resources|0 Comments

College’s Position Modern technology has made the photographic, video and audio recording of patient-physician interactions much easier. Digital cameras, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices have enabled physicians to record their patients with relative ease [...]

307, 2015

Walk-in, Urgent Care and Multi-physician Clinics

By |July 3rd, 2015|Categories: Physician Resources|0 Comments

The role of the College is to regulate physicians, irrespective of their practice setting. This professional standard is intended to remind physicians that it is the medical care of the patient and not the setting [...]