Nursing Services Provided

Home Care Nursing Visits: – by referral

  • RNs can do home visits for dressings, medication monitoring, diabetes care, assessments, counselling etc.
  • Post-operative follow up by referral from surgeon
  • Coordination of care with other health care professionals

Laboratory Services: – by appointment only – 8:15am to 2:00pm Monday – Friday

  • RNs draw blood which is sent to Sechelt Hospital for testing
  • Specimens sent out for analysis

Ambulatory Care:

  • Blood pressures, blood sugar testing, injections, ear syringing, suture removal etc
  • ECGs (electrocardiograms)
  • Assessment of injuries or illnesses for patients unable to see physician or without a local doctor
  • Treatment of specified medical problems such as burns, urinary tract infections, sore throats, earaches, insect bites/stings, tick removal etc.
  • Triage of patients who may require transfer to hospital or urgent appointment with physician

Non-residents are encouraged to make a small donation to help the Health Centre for costs incurred for dressings, tests, and medications. These assist this non-profit society to provide ongoing care in the community.