South Vancouver has approximately 134,500 residents, making it the second most populated Community Health Area in Vancouver. A total of 192 family physicians spend at least part of their time working in this Community, with the highest proportion in Oakridge-Marpole. There are 53 primary care facilities, including Holy Family Hospital and South Vancouver Community Health Centre.
We are receiving many questions in regards to physician vaccinations and community roll-out, and are working to provide answers as soon as we know, please continue to reference our Member Q&A page.
This is a first step for members in the development of PMHs/PCNs. At present, the GPSC has allocated $6,000/ physician for this process.
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Sara Johnson is your Community Network Manager, supporting the development of Primary Care Network 6 – South. Learn about and stay engaged in your PCN.
Dr. Julie Bettinger, PhD and Dr. Manish Sadarangani, BM BCh DPhil & Director, Vaccine Evaluation Center, BCCH Research Institute. Hosted by Surrey Memorial Hospital Clinical Practice Guideline Rounds. Register here.
Vancouver Division and VCH are hosting a COVID briefing, with Q&A session, for primary care providers to discuss B.C.’s vaccination plan. The session will be with Dr. Meena Dawar (Medical Officer for Richmond, and VCH’s Immunization Programs lead) and Cindy Masaro (VCH Regional Director, Communicable Disease Control). Register here.