About Us

Island Health provides health care to more than 765,000 people on Vancouver Island, the islands of the Georgia Strait, and in the mainland communities north of Powell River and south of Rivers Inlet. View a map


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Living our Values

Island Health's vision, purpose and values are the guiding principles we use to provide the highest quality health care services to the populations we serve.

Strategic Plan

Island Health 2018 will serve as the roadmap for what we want to achieve over the next five years.


We are committed to informing you about how we plan to deliver services to meet the needs of our communities. 


We are committed to providing the highest level of quality care and safety to our communities.  This means we are dedicated to supporting research, listening to patients and keeping patients safe.


We are governed by a board of directors appointed by the provincial government. Our executive team leads the delivery of services.


More than 18,000 health care professionals, technicians, and support staff provide excellent care and services.


We provide services through a network of hospitals, clinics, centres, health units, and residential facilities.