What We Do

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Local divisions undertake various initiatives, projects, and programs to address specific areas of patient care, administration, and physician support. Division work on these initiatives helps to recruit new doctors, support specific patient populations (such as frail elderly patients and patients with mental health and substance use issues), and support doctors in practising more efficiently. Find out what’s happening in your community here, or by clicking the links below.

Patient Support

Shared Care Committee: Polypharmacy Risk Reduction

Taking multiple medications, or polypharmacy, is a risk factor for serious adverse events for our seniors community… Read more

Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing

In 2016, the ​College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC) ​created new opioid prescribing… Read more

Division-organized school-based clinics

While student health is linked to educational success, as many as 60 per cent of youth do not contact a health care… Read more

Physician Support

Physician Wellness

Some divisions undertake programs to ensure that the member physicians experience greater professional satisfaction… Read more

The Recruitment and Retention Toolkit

Recruiting and keeping doctors in communities where they currently practice are top priorities for most divisions of… Read more

Division Recruitment

Divisions of Family Practice around the province are working on ways to attract and recruit new doctors to their… Read more

Practice Support

Pathways
What is Pathways?

Funded by the GPSC, Pathways is an online resource that provides family doctors and… Read more

Health Data Coalition

The Health Data Coalition (HDC)​ is a physician-led data sharing initiative funded by the General Practice Services… Read more