Primary Care

The Program

CSFS has a group of dedicated Physicians and Nurse Practitioners who service our communities through a holistic approach to care, meeting a wide variety of needs.  The CSFS Primary Care program provides our community members with basic day-to-day care provided by health professionals, including family doctors, nurse practitioners, public health nurses, 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, Nurse Practitioners 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.

Our Primary Team provides in community services to patients in all areas of the life cycle including assessments and physical exams, medication prescribing and monitoring, chronic disease care, 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, elders’ health, , and coordination to specialized health services outside of community.

Our Primary Care is complimented by the Tele-health program, which provides video teleconferencing ability for patients to meet with professionals while they are in their home community. Using this technology ensures a continuity of care for clients, and timely medical interventions and treatments.
Our Clients

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, Wet'suwet'en and in Prince George. 

YuBe-yah Clinic

Carrier Sekani Family Services has recently opened up a clinic in Prince George called ‘Yu Be-yah’ which means Medicine House in Carrier language. The clinic was created to meet the primary care needs of Indigenous peoples living in Prince George who do not have a primary care provider. Yu Be-Yah is staffed by two family nurse practitioners that provide comprehensive clinical care including the diagnosis and management of disease/illness, prescribing medications, ordering/interpreting laboratory/diagnostic tests, and initiating referrals to specialists. If you are living in Prince George and would like to be a patient of the Yu Beh-yah clinic, please come visit us at 987 Fourth Avenue or call 250-564-5414.  

CSFS Primary Care Office
987 4th Avenue
Prince George, BC V2L 3H7
V2L 3H7

Telephone: 250-562-3591 or Prince George Yu Be-yah Clinic direct line  250-564-5414
Fax: 1-888-690-9894
Email:jsanford@csfs.org 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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