Addressing Quality of Care

December 2021
By Werner Oberholzer, Deputy Registrar
MEDICAL PRACTICE COVERAGE - What should physicians implement?

The CPSS Council approved amendments to the Medical Practice Coverage policy in March, 2021.  Council had directed that the College would not take active enforcement for a period of one year to provide education and feedback respecting these expectations.  That period expires March 2022.

Below are links to some tips from the Registrar's Office on what physicians can to do ensure their practice provides adequate coverage to ensure proper continuity of care for patients:

Guidance for physicians: Medical Practice Coverage

Setting up Messages on a Physician Office Answering Machine

  Dr. Werner Oberholzer is Deputy Registrar with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan and specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Care of the Elderly.