News Releases

Temporary change to emergency department entrance at West Coast General Hospital

People attending West Coast General Hospital should be aware of upcoming temporary changes to the entrance to the emergency department.

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Temporary service interruption at Port Hardy Hospital Emergency Department

Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the Port Hardy Hospital Emergency Department will be temporarily closed beginning immediately until 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 20 due to limited staff availability.

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Temporary service interruption at Port McNeill Hospital Emergency Department

Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the Port McNeill Hospital (PMH) Emergency Department will be temporarily closed from 5:30 p.m. Friday, September 16 until 7 a.m. Sunday, September 18 due to limited staff availability.

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Extension of temporary service interruption at Cormorant Island Community Health Centre

Due to limited staffing availability Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the temporary overnight closure of the Cormorant Island Community Health Centre emergency department will be extended to September 30.

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Temporary service reduction at Port McNeill Hospital Emergency Department

Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the Port McNeill Hospital (PMH) Emergency Department will be temporarily closed from 5 p.m. Friday, September 9 until 7 a.m. Monday, September 12 due to limited staff availability.

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Temporary service reduction at Port Hardy Hospital Emergency Department

Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the Port Hardy Hospital (PHH) Emergency Department will be temporarily closed from 5 a.m. Friday, September 2 until 7 a.m. Sunday, September 4 due to limited staff availability.

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Temporary changes to urgent care hours at Chemainus Health Care Centre in September

Due to limited physician availability, Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area of changes to the operating hours for urgent care services at the Chemainus Health Care Centre (CHCC) during the month of September.

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Two new family physicians coming to Port McNeill

North islanders will have access to more family doctors as two new physicians begin their practice in Port McNeill this week.

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Extension of temporary service interruption at Cormorant Island Community Health Centre 

Due to limited staffing availability Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the temporary overnight closure of the Cormorant Is

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Key milestone reached in Lady Minto Hospital emergency department expansion

Construction of a 420 square metre (4,500 square feet) emergency department expansion has reached a significant milestone with the concrete pour for the project’s foundation footings completed. Concrete for the foundation walls is scheduled to be poured September 13.

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