Completed Activities to Date

sign that says welcome to port mcneill

There have been numerous activities aimed at strengthening the care and services provided every day to those living in and visiting North Vancouver Island.

Fall 2021 – Enhanced local dedicated leadership and administration (established Triad structure (local medical, operational and Indigenous Health leadership).

November 2021 - Increased funding for additional health care provider capacity (additional rotations of 24/7 registered nurse positions at Port Hardy Hospital and Port McNeill Hospital).

November 2021 - Increased staffing complement at Cormorant Island Health Centre.

Summer 2021 - Increased access through purchase and launch of Island Health's primary care clinic – Port McNeill Primary Care Centre/A’ekakila’as.

Summer 2021 - Targeted physician supports to stabilize primary care services including additional medical office staff and management.

September 2021 and Spring 2022 - Increased staffing within long-term care locations.