FPSC offers funding opportunities that support community, team-based care for PCNs in the divisions of family practice

For information on eligibility, application processes, and more, please click the links below.

Page last updated January 16, 2023.


Current FPSC funding opportunities

 

In-Patient Care Bridge Funding

 

Application deadline: Funding ends March 31, 2024

FPSC in-patient bridge funding supports the networks of family doctors providing longitudinal care for inpatients at 53 hospitals, until the new longitudinal family physician payment incorporates in-patient care.

Funding is focused on networks and communities where the collapse of programs could be particularly destabilizing.

Questions? Email FPSC.billing@doctorsofbc.ca


Maternity Care for BC (MC4BC)

 

Application deadline: Ongoing

Recognizing the importance of providing obstetrical care in practices, Maternity Care for BC (MC4BC) supports family doctors to strengthen their obstetrical knowledge and skills through hands-on experience, peer mentorship, and financial compensation.

Family doctors who currently provide (or intend to provide) maternity services, including antepartum, labour and delivery, postpartum, and/or breast-feeding care, are eligible to participate in MC4BC.

MC4BC is customizable to meet family doctors where they are in their careers. Participants embark on financially supported, self-directed learning journeys to gain the experience and training best suited for them. The program offers participants flexibility with learning objectives, training schedules, training locations, and timelines.

Nearly 100% of participants surveyed agree that MC4BC increased their confidence to practice obstetrics.

To apply, complete and submit: MC4BC Application Package

Applications are accepted in order of receipt and reviewed monthly by the MC4BC subcommittee, who recommends applicants to FPSC for approval.

Questions? Email the MC4BC program administrator for more info.


Past FPSC funding opportunities

FPSC Funding For PCN Perinatal Planning

 

Application deadline was: January 9, 2023

FPSC made $1 million funding available to divisions of family practice to support a process for engaging family doctors in planning to optimize and integrate tier-1 maternity and newborn services into current and future PCNs.

Divisions were eligible for base funding of $15,000 each, with the balance of funding allocated by birth numbers in participating communities. Funds must be used by March 31, 2023.