Locums for Rural BC administers the Rural Locum Programs on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Doctors of BC. 

Locums for Rural BC administers the Rural GP Locum Program (RGPLP), the Rural GP Anesthesia Locum Program (RGPALP), and the Rural Specialist Locum Program (RSLP).

Are you currently registered in one of the locum programs but haven't worked as a locum physician in over a year? Contact our team to learn more about the latest opportunities across the province.

If you're a general practitioner or specialist physician who is interested in working as a locum in rural British Columbia (BC), please register with us.

And if you're a physician in a rural or remote community in BC and you need a locum, contact us to learn about our enhanced range of services.

Photos of host physicians and locums by Tim Swanky, courtesy of UNBC.

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The North
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The North

Life in The North

From Haida Gwaii on the Pacific Ocean to the Yukon/Northwest Territories border and Dawson Creek near the Rocky Mountain foothills, northern BC is home to many diverse rural communities. Northern Health has three Health Service Delivery Areas: Northwest, Northeast, and Northern Interior.

From Haida Gwaii on the Pacific Ocean to the Yukon/Northwest Territories border and Dawson Creek near the Rocky Mountain foothills, northern BC is hom...

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The Interior
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The Interior

Life in The Interior

The Interior encompasses rural communities served by Interior Health located throughout the Cariboo, the Okanagan, and the Kootenays surrounded by mountain ranges, lakes, and abundant orchards and vineyards. It has three Health Service Delivery Areas: Thompson Cariboo Shuswap, Okanagan, Kootenay Boundary, and East Kootenay.

The Interior encompasses rural communities served by Interior Health located throughout the Cariboo, the Okanagan, and the Kootenays surrounded by mou...

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The Island
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The Island

Life on The Island

The Island region includes communities amongst the scenic Gulf Islands, on Vancouver Island including the provincial capital of Victoria and rural areas along the Pacific west coast and the Strait of Georgia on the east coast. It is served by Island Health which has three Health Service Delivery Areas: North Vancouver Island, Central Vancouver Island, and South Vancouver Island.

The Island region includes communities amongst the scenic Gulf Islands, on Vancouver Island including the provincial capital of Victoria and rural are...

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Postings on The Island

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The Coast
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The Coast

Life in The Coast

Rural communities served in this region by Vancouver Coastal Health include Bella Bella and Bella Coola and several communities along the Sunshine Coast and on the Sea-to-Sky Highway, all of which are in the North Shore/Coast Garibaldi Health Service Delivery Area.

Rural communities served in this region by Vancouver Coastal Health include Bella Bella and Bella Coola and several communities along the Sunshine Coa...

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Postings in The Coast

RGPLP
VCHA-1746
Locum GP needed for Bella Bella Medical Clinic

Bella Bella Medical Clinic
Bella Bella/Waglisla
RGPLP
Texad-0007
Locum GP needed for Texada Island Community Health Centre - KB

Texada Island Community Health Centre
Texada Island
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Fraser Valley
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Fraser Valley

Life in the Fraser Valley

East of Vancouver are several rural communities along the Fraser Valley to Hope and in the Coquihalla Canyon, a gateway to the Interior region. This area is served by Fraser Health.

East of Vancouver are several rural communities along the Fraser Valley to Hope and in the Coquihalla Canyon, a gateway to the Interior region. This a...

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Postings in the Fraser Valley

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Practising Medicine in rural BC

Three general practitioners/family physicians who moved from the UK to British Columbia talk about what they love most about living here and practising medicine.

First Nations Health Authority
Fraser Health
Interior Health
Island Health
Northern Health
Provincial Health Services
Vancouver Coastal Health
BC Government Ministry of Health
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