Health Services

Health Services


Nanaimo General Hospital is 25 minutes from Qualicum Beach, and provides a full range of medical services. The hospital provides 263 acute care beds to the Nanaimo region.

Visiting hours:

  • General: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Maternity: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Rehab & Psych: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. (M-F), 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. (S-S)
  • ICU & Palliative: No restrictions.

Nanaimo General Hospital
1200 Dufferin Crescent
Nanaimo, BC V9S 2B7
Phone: 250.755.7691

Oceanside Health Centre

The Oceanside Health Centre is located 12 minutes from Qualicum Beach and provides a full range of medical services.

Oceanside Health Centre
489 Alberni Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 1J9
Phone: 250.951.9550

Forward House Community Society

Services for adults in the Oceanside area who are living with mental health challenges, providing weekly outreach and support services.

Forward House Community Society
744 Primrose Street
Qualicum Beach, BC V9K 1S3
Phone: 250.954.0785

Ambulance Service

Ambulance service is provided by the B.C. Ambulance Service, one of the largest ambulance services in North America with a staff of 3,300 full-time and part-time employees throughout the province. The B.C. Ambulance Service maintains a permanent station in Qualicum Beach.

Ambulance Station (Qualicum Beach)
787 Jones St.
Qualicum Beach, BC V9K 1R5
Phone: 250.752.5102

Hospice Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Hospice palliative care, also called end-of-life care, includes a range of services for dying people of all ages including children and their families. Quality End-of-Life care provided through Island Health, supports palliative clients, their families and caregivers before, during and after death, and addresses aspects of the illness and death experience. The Oceanside Hospice Society also provides community based hospice support and has many resources available.

Island Health
#201 - 6551 Aulds Rd
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6K2
Phone: 250.740-6923 ext. 56923

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