BC Today is where British Columbians connect on issues facing their lives and their community. Every week day at noon PT and 1pm MT, BC Today host Michelle Eliot delves into the top story for the province.
How is the family doctor shortage in B.C. affecting you?
Almost a million people in B.C. are without a family doctor. The result is patients are without the care they need and doctors are facing burnout. Is the solution expanding what services we include in primary care or a complete overhaul of the system? Today we talk to an expert in family care, the B.C. Psychology Association, and BC Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau about the crisis.