The province has introduced a new program for cervical cancer screening and will be phasing out the PAP test in favour of HPV screening. Anyone with a cervix, including women and TTGD (Two-Spirit, transgender and gender diverse) people, between the ages of 25 and 69, should screen for cervical cancer every three or five years. […]
Flu season is fast approaching, and getting a vaccine remains more important than ever! We are hosting a series of clinics, beginning on Wednesday October 11th, to make sure you and your family can get a flu shot. Please see our general flu clinic information HERE. Book your appointment online HERE.
Our Family Practice Resident Dr. Jillian Howden has recently completed her training- congratulations Jillian. We hope you will still see her regularly at the office when she fills in for other doctors who are away. Welcome to Dr. Lauren Caters-our new Family Practice resident who will be working with the Bayswater team for the next […]
The team at Bayswater would like to welcome Dr. Paul Fritsch. Many of our patients have met Dr. Fritsch when he has been filling in for the other doctors at our clinic in the past 2 years.
GetCheckedOnline is an online service that offers testing for sexually transmitted and bloodborne infections. Those who use the service can visit the website to sign up, create lab forms and get results. Collection of samples (urine, blood, swabs) is done at participating LifeLabs. You can also book an appointment with your physician to get tested […]
The team at Bayswater Family Practice would like to welcome 2 new physicians to our group. Drs. Catherine Quinn and Zaffer Sultani have recently arrived from the UK and will be assuming the care of the patients of Colleen Kirkham and Steve Kurdyak. Patients in these practices should have already received a letter explaining the […]
New app from Foundry BC provides virtual wellness resources for youth The Foundry BC app, which is powered by BC Children’s Hospital, provides assistance and services to people aged 12-24 in British Columbia. The app includes services such as drop-in and scheduled counselling and peer support. All services on the app are free, and do […]
For the first time ever, the province is offering free flu vaccines to everyone. We encourage all of our patients to take advantage of this and get vaccinated. You can book for your flu vaccine online. Flu vaccine clinics have been very fast and efficient. For more information on influenza immunization check here
We have 100 doses of Flumist (for those < 19 years) arriving on October 15th in time for our first two flu vaccine clinics this coming weekend.
Congratulations to Dr. Roberta Pauls on her retirement. We will miss her at Bayswater Family Practice and wish her all the best in her future endeavours.