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BC Rural Update is an e-newsletter of the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc)

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Training and technical support available for Zoom healthcare license holders

If you’re a family physician or nurse practitioner looking for advice or ideas about best practices for integrating virtual patient visits into your regular in-person clinic schedule, join us for an online Zoom Basics training session on June 2 at 11:00 am. Click here for login information 

Rural Site Visits project update – May 2020

The Rural Site Visits project team is adapting their engagement approach due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Learn more about the project’s next steps

The Doctor is In: supporting physicians to expand in-person care

Submitted by Doctors of BC

Doctors of BC has released a document to support Family Physicians and Specialists with community offices to gradually and safely re-open offices. Read more about these guidelines now

Mobile Maternity project call for study participation

Submitted by the Centre for Rural Health Research

Researchers from the University of British Columbia and the Centre for Rural Health Research are seeking rural and remote maternity care providers in British Columbia to take part in a study. Participate in the online survey now

Care Transplant: moving city home care of frailty into a semi-rural community

Submitted by the BC Rural Health Network

BC rural citizens and healthcare providers are invited to attend the second in a series of quarterly presentations hosted by the BC Rural Health Network:

CARE TRANSPLANT: Moving City Home Care of Frailty into a Semi-Rural Community.

June 9, 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm PDT

Presented by Dr. John Sloan

Get the access information for the presentation

BC EMN launches video series featuring front line workers’ experience of the pandemic

Submitted by BC Emergency Medicine Network

In a new video series by the BC Emergency Medicine Network, health care workers share their stories of resilience, innovation, and community from the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. View a video featuring Dr. Stefan Du Toit

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April 2020: The Long Beach chapter of the Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice

This chapter recently reached out to Indigenous traditional healers in their community to host a conversation about acknowledging and healing trauma. They produced a remarkable video about their process, the conversations that took place, and the valuable connections that were created. Click here for the video

Read inspiring everyday stories about the people who support healthcare in rural BC.

Web site background image: Fort St Jame. Photo: Chad Briggs