Kamloops family still hoping for family doctor after eight years
Read the quote from Dr. David May & the full article on Infotel Kelowna.
Why thousands of Thompson-Okanagan residents can’t find a family doctor
Infotel Kelowna, interview with Dr. Marjorie Docherty, a Kelowna physician who has been practicing family medicine in Canada since 1985.
BC Green Party leader to travel the province to discuss healthcare
Read more: ‘The people in this province are suffering’: BC Greens launch health-care tour
What can we do to get more family doctors in BC? (CAPACITY CRISIS – BC’s Healthcare System)
CKNW 980 Weekend Mornings with Sterling Faux, Interview with Dr. David May
These med students want to become family doctors. B.C.’s compensation model is making them think twice
The thought of running a business while caring for patients is ‘incredibly daunting,’ one student says. Read more on CBC News.
Houston family doctor sounds alarm on family medicine crisis
Research shows almost 1 million British Columbians without a family doctor. Read the full article.
The daily ‘marathon’: A rare first-hand look at B.C. family doctors’ workload
CTV News, day in the life with Dr. Nazia Niazi
The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn – May 30, 2022
Read more:CBC Listen, med students choosing family practice.
Short-staffed urgent and primary care centres are failing to fix B.C.’s family doctor crisis, critics say
Some say province’s 26 UPCCs are only contributing to health-care staffing issues. Read more on CBC News.
BC NDP faces pressure over staffing crunch at urgent and primary care centres
View more: Global News, Primary and Urgent Care Centres
BC Today with Michelle Eliot
CBC Listen: Interview with Dr. Rita McCracken and Camille Currie – Primary and Urgent Care Centres
How a ‘Band-Aid’ urgent care strategy contributed to B.C.’s primary care crisis
CTV News, interview with Dr. Kathleen Ross.
Delta doctor sounds alarm on family physician crisis
Watch The Delta Optimist’s interview with Dr. Kanwar Sidhu.
Kamloops woman among almost a million people in B.C. without a family doctor
Read the full article on Infotel Kelowna.
Health Matters: World Family Doctor Day and what’s causing severe hepatitis cases among children?
Watch the Global News interview with Dr. Birinder Narang.
MLA Dan Davies: One in five British Columbians do not have a family doctor
Nearly one million people in British Columbia are without a family doctor, and those in the Peace region are no exception. Read the full article on Energetic City.
Is the Doctor In? BC Can’t Say for Sure
FOI documents highlight the large number of patients without access to primary care. Read the full article on The Tyee.
Opinion: Here’s why family doctors in B.C. are burning out
Read the full article in New Westminster Record, which reference BCCFP Research.
Trouble finding a family doctor in the Tri-Cities? Here’s why.
View the full article on Tricity News.
Chilliwack doctor sounding the alarm over B.C. crisis in family medicine
Read more on The Abbotsford News interview with Dr. Astrid Wells.
Whistler doctor sounds alarm on growing physician shortage
With only one full-service clinic remaining, Dr. Karin Kausky calls for more provincial support. Read Pique News‘ interview with Dr. Karin Kausky.
‘Lot of burnout’: Richmond doctors feel strained running private practices
Richmond News: Younger doctors are largely rejecting the old family practice model, not wanting to practice medicine and run a business.
Family doctor crisis—Let’s use Family Doctor Day to advocate for primary healthcare in B.C.
The Georgia Straight provides an open letter to Minister Adrian Dix from family physicians in their first five years of practice.
Hundreds of family doctors accepting new patients in Alberta as nearly a million British Columbians without
View CTV News full comparison of primary care in Alberta and BC.
Family Doctors needed in BC
Listen to the full CKNW 980 – Mornings with Simi interview with Dr. Birinder Narang.
Nearly 900,000 British Columbians don’t have a family doctor, leaving walk-in clinics and ERs swamped
Read the full article on The Globe and Mail.
The Current with Matt Galloway – April 28, 2022
The Current, interview with Camille Currie, who recently lost her family physician, about how she’s dealing with the shortage.
In 1991, B.C. had more family doctors than it needed. So why are so many residents unable to find one now?
View CBC‘s policy review in BC with reference to BCCFP research.
Amid shortages of family doctors across Canada, med school grads increasingly don’t want the jobs
View The Toronto Star‘s national coverage featuring the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
Premier says he’s not blaming Ottawa, but B.C. needs federal help to fix ‘crumbling’ health care
View the full report on The Province, where they reference the number of British Columbians without a family doctor.
Addressing B.C.’s family doctor shortage
View more on Global News, to watch the interview with Dr. Birinder Narang.
A crisis in care: CBC series examines Victoria’s family doctor shortage
Listen to the full recording of CBC‘s “A crisis in care: audio series examining Victoria’s family doctor shortage.”
Almost a million B.C. residents have no family doctor. Many blame the province’s fee-for-service system
Read more: CBC references the BCCFP research in this article.
‘A big crisis’: How B.C.’s family doctor shortage is spreading
The Times Colonist address the BCCFP research in their article while British Columbia’s doctor shortage continues.
‘In crisis’: Award-winning B.C. family doctor mulls giving up bursting practice
View the full article on Global News where they interview Dr. Tahmeena Ali.
Poll shows many British Columbian’s worried about their family doctor
CKNW 980, The Jill Bennet Show, interviews Dr. Marjorie Docherty regarding the doctor shortage in B.C.
Bank of Canada’s big increase, Losing family doctors in BC & Drug deaths on the rise
CKNW 980 – Mornings with Simi interviews Dr. Katrin Lovett.
Poll suggests many British Columbians are worried about losing their family doctor and not being able to find a new one
View Vancouver Sun‘s full interview with Dr. David May on the struggle to find a family doctor in British Columbia.
40% of British Columbians afraid of losing their family doctor, poll finds
Watch Global News‘ interview with Dr. Marjorie Docherty.