Urgent Medical Assessment Clinic (UMAC)

Urgent Medical Assessment Clinic (UMAC) Island health

The Urgent Medical Assessment Clinic provides specialized medical consultation, assessment and treatment under the care of an Internal Medicine Specialist to help in the diagnosis and management of your medical condition.

    General Information on Urgent Medical Assessment Clinic (UMAC)

    Referral Required?
    Required
    How to Get Referral

    Physician referral required. Patients who have complex medical needs and who require additional assessments under the specialized care of an Internal Medicine Specialist. This may include peri-operative assessments.

    Referral Forms (Physician only):

    UMAC RJH Intake Form
    UMAC VGH Intake Form

    Once we have received your referral we will call you to book an appointment.

    Preparing for Your Visit
    • plan to spend 1-2 hours in the clinic
    • the internal specialist will take a detailed medical history and perform a thorough physical exam
    • you may be examined by a medical student or resident training in internal medicine
    • if you are driving, please allow for extra time as parking space is limited
    • if possible please bring your current medications with you and/or a list from your pharmacy
    • you may need to have other tests or procedures done which will be arranged for you
    Contact Us

    Locations

    Royal Jubilee Hospital – Royal Block 1 

    250-370-8220
    Fax: 250-370-8638

    Victoria General Hospital – North Entrance N275

    250-727-4212
    Fax: 250-727-4083

    Hours of Operation
    Royal Jubilee Hospital

    Monday - Friday: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

    Victoria General Hospital

    Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

    Locations

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