BC Doctor Shortage to Worsen as More Physicians Near Retirement

Doctors for BC says part of the solution lies in what it calls team-based care, a collaborative approach that would take some of the workload off doctors.

“We need to use the professionals that we’ve got,” said organization president Dr. Trina Larsen Soles. “We need to work with nurse practitioners and with hopefully physician’s assistants in the future. We need more of these integrated models with occupational therapy and physiotherapy.”…more