The Comox Valley Nursing Centre is a service within Island Health’s Primary Health Care and Chronic Disease management portfolio and is located in Courtenay, British Columbia. We believe in partnerships between clients, family and health care professionals.
The Comox Valley Nursing Centre provides services in the following areas:
- Chronic Disease and Chronic Pain Program
- Provision of health information, and information about or referrals to community resources
- Various support and educational groups
- Men’s Counselling
- Health Connections Clinic
- Positive Wellness North Island
Referral Form: CVNC Referral
Brochure: Chronic Disease and Chronic Pain Program
Health Connections Clinic
Health Connections Clinic at the Comox Valley Nursing Centre is team-based primary health care providing care for Comox Valley residents who don't have a regular family doctor or nurse practitioner.
We provide care for people with complex medical and/or socio-economic needs. This could include mental health and substance use issues, homelessness, poverty, and complex chronic disease.
We are family doctors, nurse practitioners, social workers, registered nurses and administrative staff working with you as a part of a team to best support your health needs.
To access Health Connections Clinic:
- Call to book an initial intake appointment with a primary care nurse
- Get referred by an agency
- Call to book follow up appointments
Note: You may drop-in to book an appointment or for inquiries.
Positive Wellness North Island (HIV/Hep B&C)
We are a team of health care professionals working in association with your family physician/nurse practitioner and HIV specialist. We provide an integrated service of prevention, education, treatment and support related to HIV and viral hepatitis.
How to reach us:
Positive Wellness North Island HIV Services
Located at: North Island Hospital – Campbell River Campus - Wellness Centre 375 Second Ave, Campbell River BC V9W 3V1.
Satellite Service in Comox Valley at Comox Valley Nursing Centre
Chronic Disease and Chronic Pain Program
The Chronic Disease and Chronic Pain Program offers individual and group support to assist those living with complex chronic conditions. We work as a team to provide education, self-management support, links to resources and connection to various other programs.
Our team of registered nurses, physiotherapists and social workers will help you address barriers to wellness and develop an individualized self-management plan.
More information about our groups can be found here:
- Brochure: Chronic Disease and Chronic Pain Program
- Groups and Courses: Chronic Pain Program
To Access This Program:
- Request a referral from your primary care provider.
- Those that don’t have a primary care provider may self-refer by contacting us at: 250-331-8502
Note: You may drop-in or call for inquiries.
Additional Chronic Pain Resources
Please visit our health topic about Pain and Pain Management for a host of videos, meditations, links and information related to chronic pain management.
Learn about the history of the nursing centre by watching this video.
615 Tenth St
Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.