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Health Policy
August 22, 2017

An updated IM/IT statement of principles from Doctors of BC allows us to effectively advocate on IM/IT issues.  The principles clarify our position on ensuring the physician voice is considered early and often on all IM/IT health care projects, and patient care remains at the forefront. See full...

July 6, 2017

In British Columbia and across Canada, it is estimated that one in five adults are living with chronic pain – and as people age, that number is expected to grow. For people with chronic pain, effective pain management is crucial for improving their quality of life. As such, Doctors of BC...

January 5, 2017

Professional autonomy of physicians is integral to the provision of patient care and to a well-functioning health care system. Professional autonomy means physicians can exercise professional judgment to make care decisions that best meet the needs of patients and it enables them to engage and...