Oceanside Health Centre

Oceanside Health Centre

Medical conditions appropriately treated in Urgent Care

  • 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

  • Patients can register on a wait list for a primary care provider in the Oceanside Area. Register today.
  • Oceanside Primary Care Clinic intakes patients off of the local registry when able 
  • Patients of the Oceanside Health Centre’s Primary Care practice can get a same-day appointment for urgent concerns by calling before noon
  • 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

  • X-ray, Ultrasound, Diagnostic Mammography and Bone Density
  • Ultrasound, Diagnostic Mammography and Bone Density are booked appointments only
  • Please note that X-ray are walk-ins
  • A requisition from a physician or nurse practitioner is required for all diagnostic tests

Temporary note regarding X-ray services at Oceanside Health Centre

Due to technical issues, Oceanside Health Centre is temporarily utilizing portable X-ray machines. The portable machines can complete the following exams:

  • Chest
  • Ribs (dependent on body size)
  • Sinuses/facial bones/skull
  • Upright abdomen (dependent on body size)
  • Shoulder, scapula, clavicle, humerus, elbow, forearm, hand, wrist, scaphoid, finger
  • Knees (excluding osteoarthritis, pre-surgical, post surgical or orthopedic consult)
  • Tibia/fibula, ankle, foot supine only (excluding exams where weight bearing should be done, e.g. pre-surgical, post surgical or orthopedic consult)

To ensure high-quality, accurate diagnostics, exams not noted above must be completed at an alternate location while the portable machines are in use at Oceanside Health Centre.

Alternate locations

North Island Hospital, Comox Valley
101 Lerwick Road, Courtenay

Walk in hours:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Walk-ins closed on Stat holidays

Madrona Imaging
Suite A - 1804 Bowen Road, Nanaimo
For more information, please check their website on their services, operating hours and any additional information.

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo
Walk in hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday and Stat holidays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Medical Imaging Outpatient Hours

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Limited spots (Closed 1-1:30 p.m. for lunch)
Sundays, Holidays and Observed Stats: Closed to outpatients. An X-ray tech is on-call for urgent exams by referral during Urgent Care hours.

Outpatient Laboratory Services

Operated by Life Labs

Integrated Community Care Teams

  • Integrated community based teams 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 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

Environmental Health

Services to promote and safeguard public health, including protection from environmental and other health hazards.

Medical Day Care (Support Clinic)

  • An appointment is required and can be scheduled by phone or in person
  • Medical Day Care provides scheduled day procedures

489 Alberni Hwy
Parksville, B.C.
V9P 1J9

Medical Imaging


Outpatient Laboratory Services


Hours of Operation
Urgent Care

7 days a week: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Please note, urgent care will close at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, February 23 to allow for important upgrades to our electronic health record system. Regular hours are expected to resume on Saturday, February 24.

Primary Care

Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
By appointment

Main Medical Imaging Reception

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (closed 1:00 -1:30 p.m.)
Sundays, Holidays and Observed Stats: Closed

Medical Imaging Booking

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, Holidays and Observed Stats: Closed


Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Bone Mineral Density

Monday - Thursdays: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 


Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Radiology X-Ray

*Please refer to the service note above.
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (limited spots)
Sundays, Holidays and Observed Stats: Closed to Outpatients. Patients seen from Urgent Care only

Outpatient Laboratory Services

Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Specialty Services

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  

Mental health walk-in service

Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Environmental Health

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
After hour emergencies

Medical Day Care (support clinic)

7 days a week: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. - appointments required