Proposed health centre services list

Primary Health Care

• Integrated Health Network

• Diabetes Education Centre

• Chronic Disease Management

• Health Promotion (e.g. immunization, falls prevention,

obesity management, smoking cessation)

• Referrals to other health services as appropriate

• Rehabilitative Care

• Long Term Care

• Outpatient Palliative Care

• Shared Electronic Medical Record to enhance patient safety

and treatments in both primary and urgent care settings

Urgent Care

• Conditions that could progress to a serious problem requiring

emergency intervention. Conditions that may be associated with

significant discomfort and may affect the ability to function at

work or in activities of daily living.

Semi-Urgent Care

• Examples include headache (sudden, severe or unexplained),

corneal foreign body and chronic back pain.

Non-Urgent Care

• Examples include sore throat, upper respiratory infection, mild

abdominal pain which is chronic or recurring with normal vital

signs, vomiting alone and diarrhea alone.

Co-located VIHA Programs

• Mental Health

• Continuing Health Services

• Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Services

• Parksville-Qualicum Health Unit


• Space will be made available for a pharmacy.


• It is expected that X-ray (flat plate) services will be available at

the centre, pending provincial licensing.

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