PHYSICIAN HEALTH PROGRAM – WELLNESS SUPPORTS FOR PHYSICIANS AND THEIR FAMILIES:

The Physician Health Program is a valuable resource for BC physicians, medical students, and residents as well as their partners and children. The program provides 24-hour access to a confidential helpline – anytime you need it – to receive support, referrals and counselling for challenges such as Issues can include: physical health, mental health and addictions, relationship issues, workplace issues and burnout. To learn more visit its website or call 1-800-663-6729.

VCH EMPLOYEE WELLNESS

VCH Employee Wellness was extended to all medical staff during the pandemic. As a result, all medical staff have access to the full suite of employee wellness services which includes financial coaching. You can also go to this link to learn more: https://employee-wellness.ca/index.html

VCH launches access to wellness services on LifeWorks digital platform

VCH is now providing all medical staff with access to personalized wellness resources through a digital platform from LifeWorks.  This access was previously provided on request. These free digital wellness resources are available 24/7 from anywhere on mobile or web. Read the memo to learn more.

Physician Peer Support Program

Contact the Physician Peer Support Program and be connected with a trained physician peer supporter. Any physician who works within VCH who would like to be connected with a peer supporter can do so by emailing the Program at physicianpeersupport@vch.ca. For more information click on this link: Physician Peer Support Program (vch.ca)Physician Peer Support Program (vch.ca)