South Okanagan Simillkameen

Welcome to the South Okanagan Similkameen Division of Family Practice

The South Okanagan Similkameen Division of Family Practice is a membership organization, and a place for primary care providers to connect, collaborate and create positive change. Our Division, which represents primary care providers in the communities of Keremeos, Oliver, Osoyoos, Penticton, Princeton and Summerland, is a leader in the province when it comes to supporting our full-service physician network, team-based care, long term care, maternity care and many more healthcare improvements — making the South Okanagan Similkameen a great place to practice, and a great place to live.

South Okanagan Similkameen Patient Attachment List

A centralized waitlist is now available to patients in the South Okanagan Similkameen who are seeking a primary care provider (family physician or a nurse practitioner).

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Please note that due to the high volume of unattached patients in our community and shortage of doctors accepting new patients, we are only able to offer the waitlist at this time. Please click on the button below to get yourself, a family member, or a person in your care registered on the South Okanagan Similkameen Patient Attachment List.

For non-emergency immediate care, please visit your local walk-in clinic.

South Okanagan Similkameen Patient Attachment List Press Release, August 2019


It's Official! The Primary Care Network is rolling out in the South Okanagan Similkameen

A new team-based approach to primary care is coming to the South Okanagan Similkameen. The initiative, called Primary Care Network, has been developed, starting in Penticton and Summerland, so that over the next three years, many more patients in our region will be in the care of a family physician or nurse practitioner. 

To learn more: please visit our Primary Care Network News page.