East Kootenay

Welcome to the East Kootenay Division of Family Practice

The East Kootenay Division of Family Practice (EK Division) represents family physicians in Cranbrook, Creston, Elkford, Fernie, Golden, Invermere, Kimberley and Sparwood BC. Our division is committed to working collaboratively with its members and others in the community to continuously drive better, more integrated, more effective primary care in the region.

Divisions of Family Practice is an initiative of the Family Practice Services Committee (FPSC), a collaboration between Doctors of BC and the Ministry of Health. The purpose of the Division is to provide a unique, collaborative, and innovative approach to patient care through a tripartite relationship between the Division, the Ministry, and Interior Health.

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Cranbrook patients may now seek care at the new Cranbrook Urgent and Primary Care Centre at the Baker Street Mall, Unit 230, 1311 2nd St N. The hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 9 am – 7 p.m. and 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on statutory holidays.



UpToDate is an online clinical decision support resource, available to EK Division members for use in individual practices at no cost.

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In a Primary Care Network (PCN) care providers in a geographic area work together to meet the health needs of their local community.

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Find out more about each of the eight unique communities that make up the East Kootenays

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