Inventory of Primary Care Services - Saturna - August 8,2017

Inventory of Primary Care Services - Saturna - August 8,2017

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Inventory of Primary Care Services – Saturna

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Saturna Island


350 - 360 full time residents plus seasonal residents and visitors during summer and holiday weekends

GP/Medical Clinics/Medical Health Centre

1 clinic, visiting physicians and nurses clinics

Saturna Island Medical Clinic

104 Harris Rd. Saturna Island, BC V0N 2Y0
(250) 539-5435

· Visiting doctor on Tuesdays: Saturna Medical Clinic from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12:45 to 1:15) For an appointment call the clinic at 250-539-5435.

· Dr. Manya Sadouski

· Visiting Nurse Practitioner, Tracey Adams, clinic most Wednesdays from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm. For appointments call 250-539-5435 and leave a message.

Home and Community Care (VIHA)

Homecare Nurse - Lorna Archer Quinn, RN, lives on island. Drop-in clinic on Thursdays - no appointment necessary

Home visits by arrangement. She can supply the contact phone number for Meals on Wheels. To borrow medical assistive equipment from the loan cupboard, contact Geri Crooks.

Call 250-539-5435 or cell phone 250-812-1490

Public Health (VIHA)

Public Health Nurse - Jo-Anne Colquhoun - 1 - 250- 544-2400 (visits for special clinics)

Mental Health and Addictions (VIHA)

Initial assessment and referral through Saturna Medical Clinic.

Mental Health and addictions referral for urgent short term addictions treatment (USTAT) through VIHA.

Counselling services available through Salt Spring Island Community Services and/or Beacon Community Services, Sidney.




Dr. Mark Galloway, DC Comes to Saturna Medical Clinic on the third Saturday of each month. To book an appointment call 250-655-3233



Lab & Diagnostics




Other therapies

· Massage Therapy – Sandra Kriese Gahn, RMT - by personal appointment : email or leave a message at the clinic.

· Foot Care – Karen Young, RN Foot Care Clinician – foot care in the comfort of your home. For appointment call 250-655-0211

Emergency Challenges

Emergency response is by trained volunteers who are part of the Saturna Island Rescue team. Persons needing evacuation for emergency treatment may face delays for transport via BC ferries, water taxi or helicopter (dependent on weather and availability).

For Emergency assistance call 911. If calling from a cellular phone tell them you are calling from Saturna Island.

Regional Hospitals

Saanich Peninsula Hospital, 2166 Mt. Newton X Road, Sidney, BC 250-652-3911

Royal Jubilee Hospital, 1952 Bay Street, Victoria, BC 250-370-8000

Victoria General Hospital, 1 Hospital Way, Victoria, BC 250-727-4212