On December 6, the former General Practice Service Committee (GPSC) announced that their name had changed to Family Practice Service Committee (FPSC) to “reflect [the] general shift away from the term “general practice,” which carries connotations of rotating internships, in favour of “family practice,” which reflects the recognized expertise of family physicians.”
This name change is a small but important step in recognizing the value family doctors offer through coordinated, continuous, relationship-based care. We look forward to working with the FPSC to strengthen full-service family practice in BC.
For more information, read the FSPC’s full update here.
If you’d like to explore how the BCCFP and FPSC fit into the wider context of family medicine in BC, take a look at our helpful ‘who’s who’ infographic here.