Abbotsford Division of Family Practice Project Resources and Templates

Tools/resources from projects:

  • Guide: How to increase Cervical Cancer Screening among Minority Populations

  • Maternity Pathway Resources & Services Brochure

  • Regional Transgender Patient Pathway and Health Care Provider Information Guide

  • Information about maternity education workshop materials (topics include: mental health, well-baby with pediatricians, and pregnancy loss)

-Telemedicine Patient Communication Materials


CHANGE BC is a GP led, grass roots approach to supporting patients with Metabolic Syndrome. Please see the CHANGE BC website for more information: CHANGE BC

Collaborative Development of Primary Care Network in Burnaby

Over the last year, the Burnaby Division of Family Practice (BDFP), Burnaby Health Services (BHS) and Family Physicians in the Burnaby community have collaborated to build a blueprint for sustainable Primary Care Networks (PCN) in Burnaby. The blueprint outlines 6 key components to transforming primary & community care delivery at the neighbourhood level. Come to our booth to learn about our approach to PCN development and its focus on collaborative design and long-term service planning. We will also be sharing our blueprint and multi-year implementation approach.

Doctors Technology Office (DTO)

Resources to help physicians navigate health information management and technology in practice including, but not limited to:
a) Fact Sheets/Common Technology Q&As
b) Promotional Materials on how to get help and role of the DTO
c) Links to resources/supports
d) Educational materials


Doctors Technology Office - Divisions Support

IT solutions available to divisions through the central office, including email marketing software, e-meeting software, and the Resource Catalogue which provides access to division-focused and primarily division-created resources.

Enabling Primary and Community Care Redesign

Fraser Health is working to establish change enabling infrastructure and tools that support primary and community care networks. Our model of change is locally led and regionally enabled.
Some of the regionally based tools and services we offer include:

  • Project and change leadership in communities to support priority initiatives

  • Data and evaluation services to help communities plan for and identify the impact of their initiatives

  • Communication tools and templates to help share messages about primary and community care redesign

  • Quarterly learning and engagement events to bring together staff, physicians, FH and Division leadership

Family Caregivers of BC

Materials designed to educate health care providers about services available to support family caregivers in BC. Various information resources and referral forms for physicians and other health care providers. 

Fraser Northwest Division of Family Practice

  • Primary Care Community Nurse Model

  • Residential Care Model and Outcomes

  • 1749 bed community

  • Community Partnerships with Chronic Pain

Health Data Coalition

Supporting networks of physicians for the collaborative use of clinical data, the Health Data Coalition (HDC) is a physician-led data sharing platform that enables collaborative quality improvement in primary care.

Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues (JSC)

BC Rural Physician Programs.

New Incentives Supporting the Patient Medical Home and Primary Care Network

This booth will provide information on two new incentives:

1) One-time Panel Management Incentive to compensate GPs for upfront panel management work.
2) Ongoing PMH Practice Management Incentive to compensate GPs for undertaking PMH development and management activities (under development).

Incentive Working Group representatives will be available to take your questions and feedback during Summit lunch breaks.

Nurse Practitioners

Health Authorities employ NPs in a variety of roles in British Columbia. Physicians are interested in working collaboratively with NPs in the context of the Patient Medical Home, but may be unsure of what NPs have to offer. This booth would provide information about what NPs do and include NPs and or collaborating team members who can speak to their experience.

Within Oceanside and Nanaimo Division, NPs are employed by Island Health in a variety of roles and our Professional practice department is supportive of our sharing our collaborative work in Island communities. BCNPA is also supportive of providing educational material for physicians to help them to better understand what NPs do. The booth would showcase how NPs are working with GPs to support patients in the context of pt care networks and medical homes.

Powell River Division of Family Practice - Board Diversification

List of tools and resources on board diversification as a way to comply with the new Societies Act and to improve governance.

RACE (Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise)

RACE is a consultative service available through telephone, web and smartphone app allowing primary care providers to access urgent consultative expertise/advise from specialists.

This service is available in the lower mainland through Providence and the Surrey/North Delta Division of Family Practice. Fraser Health is partnering with the Surrey/North Delta Divisions of Family Practice to expand the use of RACE within the Fraser Health communities.


Recruitment and Retention

Information, resources, and tools to support Division, community, and regional recruitment and retention efforts. Includes:

  • live demo, toolkit & rack cards.

  • Approaches to attract residents & new to practice family doctors.

  • Practice coverage examples to enable the PMH/PCN.

  • Roles and responsibilities framework to streamline R & R work.

  • Best practice for regional R & R.

Take away material, ask questions, & share ideas!

Specialist Services Committee & Shared Care Committee

SSC stand-up banner + Pamphlets + SCC banner + SCC pamphlets

Walk-in Clinic Online Platform as part of a PCN

Medimap is a free digital resource that over 80% of the walk-in medical clinics across B.C. are using to share their wait times with patients online. Unattached patients with non-urgent medical needs can visit on any device to look up wait times at walk-in clinics in their community. Since launching in partnership with the WRSS Division of Family Practice in 2015, over 1.5 million patients across B.C. have used Medimap to avoid unnecessary visits to the emergency department and find the fastest same-day access to primary care.

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