Primary Care

Dr. William Cunningham

Primary Care
Department Head
 

Dr. Howard Lee

Family Practice
GEO 1
Division Head

Dr. Louis de Bruin

Family Practice
GEO 1
Division Head

Dr. Lissa Benson

Family Practice
GEO 1
Division Head

Dr. Ian Montgomery

Family Practice
GEO 2
Division Head

Dr. Daryl Lund

Family Practice
GEO 2
Division Head

Dr. Gregory dePape

Family Practice
GEO 2
Division Head

Dr. Celina Horn

Family Practice
GEO 2
Division Head

Dr. Drew Digney

Family Practice
GEO 2
Division Head

Dr. Bryan Bass

Family Practice
GEO 3
Division Head

Dr. Holly Slakov

Family Practice
GEO 3
Division Head

Dr. Charles Lamb

Family Practice
GEO 3
Division Head

Dr. George Forster

Family Practice
GEO 4
Division Head

Dr. Micah Simcoff

Family Practice
GEO 4
Division Head

Dr. Margaret Manville

Family Practice
GEO 4
Division Head

Dr. Sari Cooper

Family Practice
GEO 4
Division Head

The Department of Primary Care works with and supports family physicians with the work they do in Island Health-owned, operated and affiliated sites.

Lead by Department Head Dr. William Cunningham, the Department of Primary care monitors the quality of medical care provided to patients by department  members at all Island Health sites.  The department establishes policies and procedures in consultation with the department's members and reports regularly on the activities of the department to the Health Authority Medical Advisory Committee and to the Island Health Board.  

The Department of Primary Care is responsible for:

  • Quality assurance
    • credentialing and privileging, performance reviews, professional behaviour, standards of care
  • Quality improvement
  • Teaching/Continuing Professional Development
  • Research
  • Human resource planning

Department Head, Dr. William Cunningham can be reached at: William.cunningham@viha.ca