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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Health Professionals Working With First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Consensus Guideline

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) has worked with the National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) to develop a Guide for Health Professionals Working with First Nations, Inuit and Métis.  


Endorsed Document

Aboriginal Health

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.


Endorsed Practice Resource,

Patient Information


Patient Education

Hypertension in diabetes. A call to action.

Multiple stakeholder organizations call on Canadian health care professionals to redouble efforts to help patients achieve treatment targets (blood pressure less than 130 mmHg systolic and less than 80 mmHg diastolic) in people with diabetes.


Endorsed Document



Improving access to care for patients in Canada. Position Statement.

This year’s theme for the main public policy initiative of The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is “Improving Access to Care for Patients in Canada” with particular attention to Primary Care Wait Times, Access to Family Physicians, and Collaborative Interprofessional Care that emphasizes the relationships between family doctors and nurses.


CFPC Policy Paper

Health Care Delivery

Improving patient safety through disclosure and quality improvement reviews

The Royal College, the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA), the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), and the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) have produced a report to facilitate safety and quality improvement in health care.


CFPC Policy Paper

Health Care Delivery

Infant feeding. Policy Statement.

The benefits of breastfeeding have been well documented. Recognizing that breastfeeding plays an uniquely important role in the healthy development of infants and young children, The College of Family Physicians of Canada endorses The WHO Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding.


CFPC Policy Paper

Child & Adolescent Health Care

Intimate partner violence consensus statement.

Intimate partner violence This new consensus statement reflects both the emerging evidence and growing international nderstanding of violence, translating these into practical, timely, and appropriate strategies for health professionals who care for women who experience IPV.


Endorsed Practice Resource

Joint CFPC – CNA Position Statement on Physical Activity

The Canadian Nurses Association and The College of Family Physicians of Canada recognize the compelling scientific evidence that physical activity improves health and quality of life, as well as significantly reduces the risks of chronic disease, disability and premature death.


CFPC Policy Paper

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.


Endorsed Document

Maternity & Newborn Care,

Women’s Health

Joint Position Paper on Rural Maternity Care

This position paper provides new evidence and progressive recommendations focused on providing quality maternity care to women across Canada, no matter if they live in urban, rural or remote communities.


CFPC Policy Paper

Maternity & Newborn Care,

Rural Practice

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