Looking for a family doctor in Kelowna? Here’s how to get one

The Central Okanagan Division of Family Practice is making the process easier

Central Okanagan patients can register for a chance to be connected with new doctors in the area.

Until October, Central Okanagan residents can register to be taken on as patients by one of seven new general practitioners who has relocated to the region, according to a Central Okanagan Division of Family Practice news release.

READ MORE: Need a family doctor in Kelowna or Lake Country? Here’s a chance to get one

The Central Okanagan Division of Family Practice is supporting patients from Kelowna, Westbank, Lake Country, and Peachland who do not currently have a family doctor to be connected with these new GPs.

This temporary increase in capacity is the result of joint recruitment efforts and success of the Central Okanagan Division of Family Practice and Interior Health.

Patients who do not currently have a family doctor and want to be connected with one can:

• Visit the Central Okanagan Division of Family Practice website at

• Click the Find a Doctor button to download and print a registration form.

• Fax or mail the form to the division.

• The division will review the form and forward it to the appropriate clinic/physician.

Information provided on the forms will be kept confidential and will help the division to streamline the process of connecting patients in need of a family doctor.

The division anticipates the process of filling upwards of 5,000 available spots to be complete by October.

Once the spots are filled, names and information of patients who have completed the registration form and are still looking for a family doctor will be kept on a waitlist. These patients will be connected with a primary care provider as capacity increases in the community, the release said.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Lake Country approved rules for pot shops

District ready to deal with retail applications once pot becomes legal in Canada Oct. 17

Kelowna mayoral candidate’s sign set aflame

Bobby Kennedy’s sign was set on fire on Saturday morning

PHOTOS: Vernon Minor Football full of family fun

Three games against Kelowna Junior Sun Sunday, Sept. 23

Long awaited second power line in West Kelowna postponed

The power line was set to be completed in 2020 and will now be installed in 2025

Sunshine ahead for Kelowna

Your weekly forecast shows that the sun will shine again on Tuesday

Meet the Chef: Kai Koroll, executive chef at Block One restaurant

Koroll honours the terroir of the Okanagan in every dish he serves

Whitecaps see playoff dreams fade after 2-1 loss to FC Dallas

Goal in 87th minute seals Vancouver’s fate

B.C. students send books to displaced students of Hornby Island school fire

Maple Ridge elementary school teacher says students learned about acts of kindness

Trans Canada now open west of Chase, ‘heavy delays’

Few details available about crash that closed Trans Canada Highway west of Chase Sunday, Sept. 23

Oliver to get new sheriff from graduating class

Oliver will be one of a number of B.C. communities to get a member of the recent graduating class

Trump drains oxygen from Trudeau foreign policy with PM, Freeland bound for UN

A lot has changed since the Liberals came to power in Canada in 2015

B.C. man fined $15,000, barred from trading securities for fraud

Larry Keith Davis used money from an investor to pay personal bills

Emergency crews investigate small sulphuric acid spill in Kootenays

IRM states a small volume of less than one cup and three dime-sized drips were leaked from carrier

Most Read