http://www.bccdc.ca If you have a cough, fever or feel short of breath and has recently travelled please isolate yourself. Do not go shopping/eat out or too work. Have friends deliver you food and anything you might need to your door. DO NOT COME TO THE OFFICE! Call for phone advise or request a virtual careContinue reading “Corona Virus and You”
Please call the office and request a virtual care appointment. You will receive a email with details to create an account on Medeo- please follow the steps and one of our staff will take care off you online. If you are requesting an appointment for med refills – please have your list on hand toContinue reading “COVID -19”
“What is a Nurse Practitioner?” Nurse practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses who have additional education and nursing experience, which enables them to: Autonomously diagnose and treat illnesses Order and interpret tests Prescribe medications Perform medical procedures NPs are health-care professionals who treat the whole person, an approach that includes: Addressing needs relating to a person’sContinue reading “Nurse Practitioner”
The standard family doctor’s visit for BC (and most of the developed world) is 10 minutes long. That may not seem like much time for medical care, but if used wisely a lot can be accomplished. The reason I am often not on time for your appointment is usually because I have gone overtime onContinue reading “Your visit”
“All I need is a prescription refill, Doc…”For prescriptions for long term medication for conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes, our usual practice is to give enough refills to last until the time that your condition is due to be reassessed by us. These types of conditions need periodic evaluation (often including labContinue reading “Prescription Refills”
The BC Health Guidelines for Vit D: The BC population is at risk of low vitamin D levels from autumn to spring. However routine serum vitamin D testing or screening for vitamin D is not recommended.Because vitamin D supplementation in the general adult population is safe, it is reasonable to advise supplementation without testing. Vit DContinue reading “Vit D”
Just click the “Book Now” on our Facebook page and follow the instructions. There are some appointments that you will still need to call the office to schedule. The online service is only for registered patients of this clinic. You will need your health care number to book.