More doctors, nurses coming to South Okanagan A new primary care network is being created in the South Okanagan Similkameen to improve resident’s access to primary health care. B.C. provincial health minister Adrian Dix made the announcement this morning, April 12, at Penticton Regional Hospital where it was announced up to 22 new health care providers will be recruited to work in the region’s primary care network over the next three years.