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Northern RACE (Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise) is an advice line to support primary care providers in Northern BC. Northern specialist physicians will provide telephone support for non-emergent, patient-related questions. For more generic information, please visit the RACE connect website.
Northern RACE has been simplified to connect you with specialists in the following categories (the number corresponds with the option on the phone line):
If you are a specialist who is interested in providing consultative advice to general practitioners in Northern BC, please contact RCD.Communications@northernhealth.ca so we can arrange for a conversation with our medical lead.
CME credits are no longer available when using the Northern RACE line. Please visit our CME event calendar to find accredited events near you. Go to the "Linking Learning to Practice" page on the College of Family Physicians of Canada website to learn more about this Mainpro exercise that you can apply for.
General practitioner with specialty training:
July 2017 SSC fees special bulletin
For more information, please see the SSC fees main page.
The Shared Care Committee of Doctors of BC is conducting an evaluation of RACE and other rapid access services in order to plan its future. Please take a few minutes to share your experience with RACE and make sure your views are included in shaping the service. We would like to hear from you even if you are not currently using the service.
If you complete the survey, which will take about 10 minutes (or less if you don’t currently use RACETM), as a token of our appreciation you can enter a draw to win one of five $100 Amazon gift certificates.
RACE User Survey - Primary Care Providers (GPs and NPs)
RACE Provider Survey - Specialists