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Divisions of Family Practice are an innovation in health care in BC. The Kootenay Boundary Division of Family Practice represents family physicians in Castlegar, Christina Lake, Fruitvale, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Kaslo, Midway, Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Rock Creek, Rossland, Salmo, Slocan and Trail, BC.

Together, 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.


2019/20 Annual Report:

What a year! We’re so grateful for the collaboration and support of our healthcare partners, communities and members. Learn more about your Kootenay Boundary Division of Family Practice, including project highlights from across the region in our 2019/20 Annual Report. Click here to read the report >


Report to Community  | Kootenay Boundary Patient Experience Survey:

1589 Kootenay Boundary patient voices on access to healthcare, quality of care, and self reported health. Explore key findings + find out about how your input is helping us continue to improve care across our region in collaboration with our healthcare partners and communities – now and into the future. Click here to read the report >


Your Family Doc Is In:

Local practitioners want patients to know that clinics open and are providing phone, video and in-person appointments when necessary, with all necessary precautions in place based on the Provincial Health Officer’s guidelines.

Call your doctor first. They know you best.

A list of clinics in Kootenay Boundary, including walk-in clinic options for patients who don’t currently have a practitioner, can be found here.


Trusted Sources for COVID-19 Information:


COVID-19 Resources:

  • For general COVID-19 questions, call 1-888-COVID-19 or text 604-030-0300
  • If you have COVID-19, or think you might have it, follow these instructions on preventing spread and getting medical care: BCCDC: If you are sick
  • If you are unsure about your symptoms, use the BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool
  • If you have questions or concerns, contact HealthLinkBC (8-1-1) at any time.


Latest KB Division Dispatch

December 2020 Edition >


  • A Year in Review
  • Primary Care Network News
  • Community Health Centre Initiative
  • Updated ACEs Toolkit
  • Virtual Events & CPD
  • And More...

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