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Host Physicians: Eligibility

You are eligible to be a host physician in the Rural GP Locum Program (RGPLP) if you:

You may request up to 43 days coverage per fiscal year, based on the RSA community designation.

The number of days eligible physicians practising in A,B,C, and D communities are entitled to are as follows:

  • A Communities: 43 days/fiscal year
  • B Communities: 38 days/fiscal year
  • C Communities: 33 days/fiscal year
  • ​D Communities: 28 days/fiscal year

Each request must be a minimum of 5 days, except for weekend assignments where coverage is 3 days (commencing Friday at 18:00 and concluding Monday at 08:00). 

Note: If you practise in a community that is not part of the RSA, you are not eligible for the RGPLP. Contact Health Match BC to determine your eligability to post your locum vacancy on their website.