Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness Centre

CNC students will find a comprehensive range of services at the Health & Wellness Centre, located on the main floor, via the Dental Wing. If you do not have a family doctor, or if you require non-urgent care, the nurse practitioner or doctor is available to see you. Check out the schedule and either walk in or book an appointment. Services provided include the following:

  • Prescription refills
  • Referral to other healthcare services
  • Wart removal
  • Well Woman exams (PAP, STI, HIV testing)
  • IUD insertions

Health science student immunizations

For all our CNC Health Sciences students needing up-to-date immunizations due to course requirements, Health & Wellness can help you complete your Pink Sheets. Cost is $30.00 per student—cash only. Please bring your Personal Health Number or Carecard when you arrive and plan to stay for 15 minutes after your immunization.

Please make an appointment (250-562-2131 ext 5377). There is a high demand for these clinics so don’t forget to call and cancel if you can’t make your appointment.

Upcoming immunization clinics
  • Wednesday, September 24, 10 am - 2 pm
  • Wednesday, October 01, 10 am - 2 pm
  • Wednesday, October 08, 10 am - 2 pm

Booking an appointment at the Centre

Prior to seeing the nurse practitioner or physician for the first time, please complete a brief medical history. These forms are available at the Health & Wellness Centre during clinic hours. Appointments may also be made with the clinic physician, Dr. Heather Smith.

Nurse practitioner hours
  • Wednesdays, 9:00 am - 11:00 am for walk-in service; 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm for scheduled appointments
  • Thursdays, 9:00 am - 11:00 am for walk-in service
  • Fridays, 9:00 am - 11:00 am for scheduled appointments
Physician hours (Dr. Heather Smith)
  • Thursdays, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm for scheduled appointments

Cost

There is no charge for registered CNC students who are covered by BC Medical. The Centre is a partnership between the College of New Caledonia, and the Northern Health Authority; your BC Medical Care Card number will be required for you to be able to receive services.

Contact

Room 1-460 (access via the dental wing)

Hours

Wed - Fri (see clinic hours)