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Barely a year after finally finding a family doctor, these Victoria patients have lost theirs

B.C.'s primary care centres, which are supposed to alleviate the family doctor shortage, can’t keep up

CBC NewsKathryn Marlow

Patients at an urgent and primary care centre in Victoria, B.C., are feeling disappointed and abandoned after several doctors at the clinic have announced their departures within 18 months of opening day. 

The James Bay Urgent and Primary Care Centre, which opened in April 2020, has had at least three family doctors leave or announce plans to leave since August.

Urgent and primary care centres, or UPCCs, are part of the B.C. government's efforts to get primary health care for more British Colum…

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Barely a year after finally finding a family doctor, these Victoria patients have lost theirs

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