Primary Care

The CSFS Primary Care program provides our community members with basic day-to-day care provided by health professionals, including family doctors, nurse practitioners, dieticians, pharmacists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, etc. We can also help patients connect with specialist services as needed. We provide medical services through a First Nations view of holistic wellness and provide numerous other holistic wellness related programs and services to complement our Primary Care medical services. Our doctors and other primary care health staff receive training on culturally relevant approaches to health care to ensure that our patients receive health services that work for their unique needs.

CSFS has worked hard to bring Primary Care services to First Nations communities throughout Carrier territory. CSFS proudly offers Primary Care medical services in Takla, Yekooche, Nadleh, Saik'uz, Stellat'en, Nee Tahi Buhn, Cheslatta, Skin Tyee, Burns Lake Band and Wet'suwet'en. Our Primary Care is complimented by the Tele-health program (see video below), which provides video teleconferencing ability for patients to meet with professionals. Using this technology ensures a continuity of care for clients, and timely medical interventions and treatments. CSFS has a group of dedicated Physicians and a Nurse Practitioner who service our communities through a holistic approach to care, meeting a wide variety of needs.

Our Primary Team provides in community services to patients in all areas of the life cycle including pregnancy planning, pre and post-natal education and care, children's growth and development, acute medical care, health promotion, vaccinations, nutrition, men's and women's age and disease specific health screening, medication monitoring, elders health, chronic disease care, and coordination to specialized health services outside of community.

Please contact your Community Health Representative for more information on Primary Care services, or contact us at 250-562-3591.

Click here to view our Careers Page if you are interested in joining our Primary Care team!


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