Home IV Program

Home IV Program

The Home IV Program provides assessment and ongoing education and support for those in the community undergoing long-term intravenous antibiotic therapy treatment. This allows patients to undergo recovery in their homes in collaboration with a supportive and specialized healthcare team that includes pharmacists, nurses and physicians.

General Information on Home IV Program

Referral Required?
Required
How to Get Referral

Physician to physician referral required. Patients must meet Home IV Program criteria and be assessed by a Home IV Nurse.

Physicians Referring Inpatients:

Please contact the Infectious Diseases Physician on call at Royal Jubilee Hospital or Victoria General Hospital.

Physicians Referring Outpatients:

RJH: 250-370-8000 or VGH: 250-727-4212

Please contact the Infectious Diseases Physician on call at for the Outpatient Antimicrobial Therapy Clinic (OPAT Clinic) at 250-370-8000.

Contact Us
Royal Jubilee Hospital

250-370-8817

Home IV Nurse Royal Jubilee Hospital:

250-370-8817

Victoria General Hospital

250-727-4314

Home IV Nurse Victoria General Hospital:

250-727-4314

Hours of Operation
Royal Jubilee Hospital

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Victoria General Hospital

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Locations

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