Welcome to the Port Alberni Division of Family Practice
The Port Alberni Division of Family Practice represents family physicians in Port Alberni, BC. Together, the members work to improve patient access to local primary care, increase local physicians’ influence on health care delivery and policy, and provide professional support for physicians. The Division gives local physicians an opportunity to work collaboratively with the Health Authority, the GPSC, and the Ministry of Health to identify health care needs in the local community and develop solutions to meet those needs.
Overview of the Divisions of Family Practice
The Divisions of Family Practice initiative is sponsored by the General Practice Services Committee, a joint committee of the BC Ministry of Health and Doctors of BC. The initiative was designed to improve patient care, increase family physicians’ influence on health care delivery and policy, and provide professional satisfaction for physicians.
The Port Alberni Division is an independent entity, whose goals are:
The Division provides formal family practice influence and leadership at community, regional and provincial levels. They advocate for and develop programs specifically tailored to the health care needs of the area, and administer funding provided for each program.
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