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David R. Richardson, MD

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Dr David Richardson joined the BCMJ Editorial Board in 2006, and became editor of the Journal in August 2008. Dr Richardson has been a general practitioner in Langley since 1992 and is on active staff at Langley Hospital. His extracurricular activities include soccer, mountain biking, and competing as a triathlete.

Editorials / May 2013

“Pharmacists pitch cure for ailing health care budgets,” read the front page headline of our local daily newspaper. The article that followed summarized the BC Pharmacy Association’s (BCPA’s) proposal to government on “... Read More

Editorials / January/February 2013

One summer I worked in a pet food plant operating a meat grinder. This machine took 600 pounds of frozen meat and spit it out in little cubes. I still have nightmares about being inside cleaning the beast when someone... Read More

Editorials / December 2012

A highway of paper crosses the desks of all physicians on a daily basis, but I recently re­ceived a document from my health authority (HA) that stood out. Perhaps you’ve received something similar—if so, I would... Read More

Editorials / October 2012

"I’m like a horse that smells the barn,” was the response I got to the quizzical stare I directed at my new running partner. He had just done a reasonable Usain Bolt impression after struggling for most of our lunch-... Read More