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Oceanside Health Centre

Location

489 Alberni Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 1J9
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Phone

  • 250.951.9550

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Services

Urgent care

  • Medical conditions appropriately treated in Urgent Care (pdf)
  • Hours: 7:30 am to 9:30 pm, 7 days per week, 365 days per year
  • Immediate assessment and treatment for conditions that require same-day treatment
  • Assessment and stabilization for transfer to hospital, if needed
  • The Centre will be able to care for approximately 75% of patients who might typically visit an Emergency Department and not need to be admitted.

Primary care

  • Services will be open Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • An appointment can be made by phone or in person
  • New patients are welcome, with preference given to people who currently do not have a family doctor - Enrolment Form (.pdf)
  • Patients of the Oceanside Health Centre’s Primary Care practice can get a same-day appointment by calling before 2:30 pm
  • Primary Care services are linked to all other programs at the Oceanside Health Centre, to ensure patient care and follow-up is coordinated

Medical Imaging

  • Open 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday, and on-call during Urgent Care hours.
  • Open walk in 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday/Sunday *Closed 1:00 - 2:00 pm for lunch
  • A physician requisition is needed for all diagnostic tests. At this time, X-ray services are provided on a walk-in basis first come, first serve with the exception of patients arriving from Urgent Care or by ambulance from care facilities.
  • Services provided include X-ray exams, ultrasound, diagnostic mammography, bone densitometry. Medical Imaging Changes 
  • Phone: 250-951-9570

Outpatient Laboratory Services

  • Open Monday to Friday 7:15 am to 5:30 pm and Saturdays 7:15 am to 3:00 pm.
  • Operated by Life Labs
  • Phone: 1-800-431-7206

Telehealth

Integrated Community Care Teams

  • Integrated community based teams work 8 hours, 5 days per week, with evening service to 9:00 pm for home care nursing and home support.
  • Care team providers deliver services in people’s homes, in group settings and in office settings.  

Specialty Services

  • The Oceanside Health Centre offers services Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm for:
    • Adults with moderate to severe mental health diagnoses
    • Seniors over age 65 needing specialized assessment and or treatment related to complex health conditions and illnesses
    • Individuals with diabetes on insulin pumps and women with gestational diabetes
    • Patients consulting a specialist outside of Oceanside using telehealth services.
  • Specialty services include mental health walk-in service Monday to Friday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Environmental Health

  • Open Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and for after hour emergencies.
  • Services to promote and safeguard public health, including protection from environmental and other health hazards.

Medical Day Care (Support Clinic)

  • Open 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, 7 days a week. An appointment is required and can be scheduled by phone or in person.
  • Medical Day Care provides scheduled day procedures.