East Kootenay Divisions of Family Practice

Past Initiatives

A GP for Me was a Doctors of BC (DOBC) and Ministry of Health (MOH) initiative.

A GP for Me

The Palliative Care Working Group started in 2013 from the Practice Support Program End-Of-Life module.

palliative care

The CYMHSU Collaborative strives to increase access to services for children, youth, and families.

Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use (CYMHSU)

In late 2013, a maternity working group was formed with family physicians from Creston, Cranbrook, Kimberley and Fernie and a Cranbrook OB/Gynecologist and midwives.

shared care maternity

In early 2012, a radiology working group was formed with family physicians from Creston, Cranbrook and Kimberley, as well as a Cranbrook radiologist and radiology staff.

shared care radiology

The Elk Valley Chronic Pain project was initiated in February 2019 by local physicians who were experiencing the same challenges as a number of other rural communities in British Columbia regarding chronic pain care.

Shared Care Chronic Pain

This project was created to help spread the interprofessional collaborative approach to maternity care and increase access to prenatal care and resources.

Shared Care Maternity - Golden