IN THE NEWS
Dr. Joy Russell, long-standing member of the Vancouver Division, named Family Physician of the Year for B.C. We honour her passion for medical practice, teaching and learning and her patients. Congratulations Dr. Russell. Click here to read article.
Dr. Fiona Duncan, Chair of the Vancouver Division, awarded Primus/Prima Inter Pare (First Among Equals) by the Vancouver Medical Association at the Annual Osler Dinner, held November 16th. An honour well deserved for her passion for family medicine and work with VDoFP and GPSC. Click here for more details.
AT THE DIVISIONClick here to download
Annual Report 2016/17
the VDoFP Annual Report and learn about the work being done at Vancouver Division.
Vancouver Division Access to Telephone Interpreting Services
The Division has signed up for members to access on-demand phone interpreting services as part of the Provincial Language Service’s pilot project. The services are voluntary and at no cost to VDoFP members. Your toll free number and access information are: TFN: 1 844 350 8224 | Access Code: 3894 Click here to view and download
a quick reference for access, FAQ of the service, a list of languages offered, a point-to-language card, and the terms of service details which have been agreed to.
New Referral Process for Vancouver Access and Assessment Centre (AAC)
As of November 1st the AAC is NO LONGER requiring paper referrals from external programs or family physicians. Faxed referrals received after November 1st will NOT be processed. Please encourage your patients to walk in or call the AAC to receive services. The AAC is open 24/7. Family physicians and external programs are still able to make phone referrals to the AAC by calling 604-675-3700. Click here