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Hazelton welcomes new physician

Hazelton will be welcoming a new family doctor to the area, as will 13 other Northern communities through a medical pilot program.

The Practice Ready Assessment Strategy is a part of the Provincial government’s strategy to strengthen family doctors and essential health care providers throughout BC.

Each of the 14 doctors has shadowed a BC physician for 3-months and undergone rigorous assessments. They have all committed to practicing within their new community for at least 3 years.

Another 16 medical graduates will be assessed in the Fall, bringing a total of 30 new doctors to the North in 2015.

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