Welcome to the Northern Interior Rural Division of Family Practice
The Northern Interior Rural Division of Family Practice represents family physicians in Burns Lake, Fort St. James, Fraser Lake, McBride, Mackenzie, Quesnel, Valemount, Vanderhoof, and the following Indigenous Communities:
Cheslatta Carrier Nation, Lake Babine Nation serving the communities of; Woyenne, Tachet, Fort Babine, Donald’s Landing, Old Fort (Nedo’ats), Nee-Tahi-Buhn, Skin Tyee, Tsil Kaz Koh / aka Burns Lake Band, Wet’suwet’en, Nak’azdli, Tl’azt’en serving the communities of; Tache, Middle River (Dzitl’lainli), K’uzche, Binche, Takla Lake 1st Nation – Takla Lake, Nadleh Whut’en, Stellat’en, Kwadacha, McLeod Lake, Tsay Keh Dene, ?Esdilagh, Lhoosk’uz Dene, Lhtako Dene, Nazko and Saik’uz.
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 Northern Health Authority, the First Nations 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.