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.  

2013

Endorsed Document

Aboriginal Health

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

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

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.

2009

Endorsed Document

Diabetes,

Hypertension

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.

2007

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.

2012

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.

2004

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.

2005

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.

2011

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.

2008

Endorsed Document

Maternity & Newborn Care,

Women’s Health

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