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The team of family physicians at the Fort St. James Medical Clinic provide comprehensive primary health including; preventive medicine, care of chronic illnesses and treatment of acute or serious issues. The team also provides care to the patients at Stuart Lake Hospital.

Fort St. James, population 4,500, is located on the southeast shore of Stuart Lake, one of BC's largest lakes. The town is a scenic gateway to a 300 km network of lakes and rivers and is home to the Fort St. James National Historic Site. Fort St. James is well serviced with affordable housing and is close to big city amenities. There are two elementary schools, one secondary school and a beautiful new College of New Caledonia Campus in the community. Major industries are forestry, mining and tourism.

Featured News Story:

“3D”: Drugs, Dinos and Dinner – A Unique Conference in Tumbler Ridge

The “3D conference,” Drugs, Dinos and Dinner, was held in Tumbler Ridge May 10-11, 2017. The conference was one of the largest ever held in BC’s northeast; there were 42 physicians and pharmacists in attendance. Conference participants were treated to hours of talks by Dr. Tom Perry and Aaron Tejani from the Therapeutics Initiative, a UBC-based think-tank that analyzes evidence on which medications do and do not work.

This conference was very unique. First of all, there was no registration fee for the conference. The Tumbler Ridge physicians decided use their community educational funds to create a regional conference of benefit to all. Once the size and scope of the conference became apparent, Northern Health contributed the other half of the expenses. Keep reading the story

Delegates at ā€œ3Dā€: Drugs, Dinos and Dinner

Fort St. John Medical Residents clearing the trails in Tumbler Ridge

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