We are now on Facebook and Twitter and will use these social media platforms for the doctors to post important, evidence-based health information and notices from the practice. https://www.facebook.com/bayswaterfamilypractice https://twitter.com/BayswaterMD
Any patient who comes into the office with fever, cough, shortness of breath or other cold and flu symptoms without first disclosing this to the staff by phone will be asked to leave the practice permanently. Purposefully not disclosing symptoms so that you can see your doctor face to face puts our staff, all the […]
The best source of up-to-date information on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in British Columbia is the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC). This document provides answers to additional questions from patients with chronic conditions. If you are concerned about your symptoms, please see the ONLINE COVID19 SELF ASSESSMENT TOOL. Please note that emerging reports indicate you […]
Drs. Steve Kurdyak and Colleen Kirkham are piloting some video visits today. You will need to book an appointment for these video visits with our staff. If you are invited to participate in the pilot today you can use the following links: For Dr. Kirkham use this link: https://doxy.me/drcolleenkirkham For Dr. Kurdyak use this link: […]
Information about breast density has been added to the BC Cancer Breast Screening website including a short animated educational video explaining the risks associated with breast density and what women can do if they have higher breast density. Research is ongoing to evaluate the role of ultrasound as a supplemental test for women with more […]
Unfortunately, 15% of British Columbians – about 700,000 people – don’t have access to a family doctor and the majority of these individuals want one. The BC College of Family Physicians has launched a new website to help you write to your MLA to let them know that this is an important issues for […]
For non-smokers, radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in Canada – it has been linked to the deaths of 3,200 Canadians annually.Here are some resources to help you learn what you can do to protect yourself and your family. https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthlinkbc-files/radon https://machealth.ca/programs/radon/
Our office will be closed on Saturday November 12 and Monday November 14, 2019.
Our flu vaccines arrive at the clinic this week and our first clinic is scheduled for Saturday October 19. For more information on our flu vaccination clinic schedule see here. Call the office and book your vaccine now.
Tim Caulfield tackles pseudoscience and celebrity endorsement of health and wellness products not based in science. See Globe and Mail article