Published Reports

These reports and  policy papers have been published by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).  Can’t find a document? Some older documents are not listed online, but may be kept on file. Contact us.



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Brief hypertension action tools.

The Brief Hypertension Action Tool is intended to be used by a health care professional to inform and engage a patient with hypertension to become more active in their care. The flexible tool involves three (3) actions that can be done in one session or in separate sessions.

2008

Endorsed Practice Resource

Hypertension

Hypertension brochure. Blood Pressure Canada.

The brochure defines high blood pressure and tells how blood pressure is measured, and gives advice for home blood pressure monitoring and following a healthy diet.

2008

Endorsed Practice Resource,

Patient Information

Hypertension,

Patient Education

And still waiting. Exploring primary care wait times in Canada. Interim Statement.

Access to care is one of the most discussed issues facing the Canadian health care system. To provide more timely access to care, a succession of federal governments – followed by their provincial / territorial counterparts – have committed to wait time strategies that include wait time funding to support the achievement of wait time benchmarks and guarantees.

2008

CFPC Policy Paper

Health Care Delivery

Anti-Stigma/Anti-Discrimination Initiative : Consensus meeting report.

 The consensus meeting was opened by Michael Howlett, President and CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), who welcomed all of the participants, thanked them for coming and provided an overview of the primary purpose of the meeting—i.e. the joint development of a consensus vision, guiding principles and goals for the MHCC national Anti-stigma, / Anti-discrimination Initiative.

2008

Endorsed Document

Mental Health

Consensus statement on depression in adults.

The Institute of Health Economics (IHE), with support from: the Alberta Depression Initiative Project, Alberta Health and Wellness, Alberta Health Services – Mental Health Board and the Mental Health Commission of Canada, conducted a consensus development conference on depression in adults.

2008

Endorsed Document

Mental Health

Report Card.

The CFPC believes that every Canadian in every community should have a family doctor. In 2007, the CFPC released a Position Statement: Improving Access to Care for Patients in Canada. The Statement outlined strategies to increase the number of Canadians who have their own family doctor.

2008

CFPC Policy Paper

Health Care Delivery

Joint policy statement on normal childbirth.

 In the past quarter century, maternity care has undergone significant changes; today the use of technology in birth has become the norm, which is noticeable in the rise in medical interventions in low-risk births. In 2005–2006, Canadian estimates for the total and primary Caesarean section rates were 26.3% and 18.6%, respectively.

2008

Endorsed Document

Maternity & Newborn Care,

Women’s Health

Advisory on labelling of cough and cold products for children.

Health Canada is advising consumers of the outcome of its review of cough and cold medicines for children under the age of 12.

2008

Endorsed Document

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Respiratory Disorders

A Model to Guide Hospice Palliative Care: Based on National Principles and Norms of Practice (Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association) Endorsed in 2003,

Since the discovery of penicillin in the 1940s, the experience of illness has been changing. Modern century, people are living with illness for much longer than ever before. Today, they must deal with many complex issues: How can they get relief from their symptoms? How can they carry on with life as they have known it? How will the illness affect their roles and relationships? What can be done to change the illness experience? How can they restore or maintain their capacity for meaningful and valuable experiences that give quality to their lives?  

2009

Endorsed Practice Resource

Home measurement of blood pressure. [DVD]

Home measurement of blood pressure. A step-by-step educational video that provides visual instruction and narration on everything you need to know about measuring your blood pressure at home. Blood Pressure Canada.

2009

Endorsed Practice Resource,

Patient Information

Hypertension,

Patient Education

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