Tag Archives: family doctor shortage
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.
Kamloops woman among almost a million people in B.C. without a family doctor
Read the full article on Infotel Kelowna.
Chilliwack doctor sounding the alarm over B.C. crisis in family medicine
Read more on The Abbotsford News interview with Dr. Astrid Wells.
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.
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.
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.