The CFPC and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) addressed the issues surrounding the relationships between family physicians and other specialists in a two day Colloquium, with the goal of improving working and learning relationships to enhance patient care, and patient and physician satisfaction.
There is growing knowledge and many new approaches developing in various regions of the country to improve the referral-consultation processes of care between referring and consulting physicians.
Endorsed Practice Resource
The CFPC recognizes that physician assistants, under the direction and supervision of a family physician, are among those professionals with the potential to augment access to family practice services/primary care.
Health Care Delivery
The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) believes that patients must be at the centre of healthcare. The CFPC has agreed to the following Vision Statement on Inter-Professional Care: (i) All people in Canada will have access to a family practice/primary care setting that offers each person the opportunity to have his/her care provided by each of the following: