Together, the members work to improve patient access to local primary care, increase local physicians’ influence on health care delivery and policy, and provide professional support for physicians.
In the News
Coquitlam physician Dr. Kathleen Ross takes over as president of Doctors of BC
"Among one of the more innovative efforts she will be keeping an eye on is the establishment of new primary care networks that will link patients with services, including mental health and addictions, elder and pregnancy care." - Tri-City News
Dr. Elizabeth Payne recognized for Family Doctor Award by the BC College of Family Physicians
"Dr. Elizabeth Payne, who in her spare time loves to ski and kayak, is receiving the BC Family Doctor Award by the BC College of Family Physicians. She lives in Anmore but practices in Port Coquitlam and Port Moody. Recently, she retired after 40 years but still fills in at her former practice." - Tri-City News
Fraser Northwest announces province's first Primary-Care Network
“The primary-care network is our chance to work together to organize an often confusing primary-care system and create a more viable environment for family physicians to practise. We see primary-care networks as a means to achieve the shared goal of divisions and our partners: for everyone in the community to have access to primary care.” - Dr. Paras Mehta, Co-Chair