Rural General Practitioner Locum Program

This program assists General Practitioners (GPs) in small rural communities, with seven or fewer physicians, to obtain locums for vacation relief and Continuing Medical Education (CME) purposes.

In the Rural General Practitioner Locum Program (RGPLP) (PDF, 181KB) policy document, you will find information on eligibility for host physicians and locums, responsibilities, how to complete a locum request, claims submission, payment, and reporting and monitoring requirements.

Recommended Reading

B.C. Rural Physician Programs Review

Contact Information

Rural Practice Programs
Physician Compensation Branch

Telephone: (250) 952-2754
Ministry of Health PO Box 9649 Victoria, BC V8W 9P4
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