This complex, transformative program involves engaging clinics as to how to integrate the Allied Health Care professionals, the design and development of enhanced, integrated service models, the evolution of team-based care both inside individual clinics and across the network and new approaches to virtual care.
Partners: Comox Valley Division of Family Practice, Island Health, and the First Nations Health Authority (in conjunction with Kwakiutl District Council Health, Island Health Aboriginal Health and Métis Nation BC).
The goal is that members of this network will work together collaboratively and in partnership with community organizations to provide primary care services needed by our local population. In a fully established PCN, patients will have access to timely, comprehensive, and coordinated teambased care, guided by eight core attributes: 1. Access and attachment to quality primary care 2. Extended hours 3. Same day access to urgent care 4. Advice and information 5. Comprehensive primary care 6. Culturally safe care 7. Coordinated care 8. Clear communication