VANCOUVER, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The BC College of Family Physicians has
introduced a new award to recognize excellence among family doctors in
the province - "My Family Doctor."
Announced during Family Doctor Week, the "My Family Doctor" award will
celebrate the doctor-patient relationship, which is known to help
improve patient satisfaction and health outcomes.
Family doctors care for all parts of the body and mind, all diseases,
all ages and genders, including preventative care, primary mental
health care, and treatment of most illnesses and injuries.
"A good doctor is a partner to their patients, working with them
throughout their life to help achieve their health goals. It's a
relationship based on trust and good communication," says Dr. Patricia
Mirwaldt, BCCFP President-Elect.
If you value your relationship with your family doctor and the impact
they've made in your life, share your story at www.bcfamilyphysicians.com. Nominations close March 31, 2014 and the winner will be announced in
SOURCE: BC College of Family Physicians
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Executive Director, BCCFP