Outpatient Nutrition Services

Outpatient Nutrition Services

Registered Dietitians, working with individuals and groups, provide nutrition counselling and self-management support to help clients address their health problems including:

  • Blood disorders, e.g., anemia
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Celiac disease
  • Chronic disease
  • Dysphagia
  • Eating disorders
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Gastrointestinal disorders including irritable bowel syndrome, diverticular disease, crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis
  • Liver disease
  • Early stage kidney disease
  • Heart health
  • Lung disease (e.g. COPD, cystic fibrosis, asthma)
  • Healthy eating

General Information on Outpatient Nutrition Services

Referral Required?
How to get a Referral

If you have a nutrition-related medical condition and would like to see a dietitian, please speak to a physician about your care options.

Adult Nutrition Counselling Referral Form

Pediatric Nutrition Counselling Referral Form

Contact Us

Victoria: 250-370-8633

Duncan: 250-737-2000 ext. 44213

Ladysmith: 250-739-5788 ext. 54810

Nanaimo: 250-755-7691 ext. 53609

Courtenay: 250-331-5964

Campbell River: 250-286-7151

Mt. Waddington-Port McNeill/Port Hardy: 250-902-6071 ext. 66130

Learn About

News & Events

parking sign

Pay parking resumes March 4, 2022

Effective March 4, 2022, pay parking will resume at all Island Health sites that previously had pay parking in place. 

Read more

Caring for the Vulnerable

Caring for the Vulnerable

Healthcare professionals provide care in many settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools and people’s homes, but for those individuals who don’t have a fixed address and require care, some community health services staff go to them. 

Read more

People unveiling a truth and reconciliation plaque.

Island Health Magazine Fall 2021

Read articles on building resilience in children; how loneliness impacts health; tips and recipes for healthy to-go lunches; information about IBD and a feature about patient partners.

Read more