Health Care on Yates
1139 Yates Street Victoria BC
No walk-ins, 6 doctors
On the home page of their website it says: “Our intake form is now available – click on the ‘Contact Us’ page.
Beginning in January, 2021 we will do our first randomized selection. We will be doing multiple randomized selections throughout the next year. If your application is selected you will receive a phone call within a few weeks. If not, your application will continue to be active in the upcoming randomized selections – no need to apply again.”
Port Alberni will likely be experiencing some stress as three doctor offices report they are retired, or will be retiring soon.
Dr Bernd Muehlenberg, Private Practice
3819 9 Ave Port Alberni BC
Jul 6, 2021: Receptionist says the doctor is 70 years old and will be retiring in a couple of years.
Dr James Grant, Private Practice
4565 Wallace St Port Alberni BC
Feb 26, 2020: Receptionist said he is close to retirement and probably won’t be taking on new patients in future.
Dr Ronald Lund, Private Practice
6-3855 9 Ave Port Alberni BC
Jun 25, 2020: Semi-retiring so not taking on new patients (and not likely to be in future).
**Mar 15, 2021 Update: The clinic website shows that they are accepting new patients. Receptionist said they are not accepting. When pressed, said they are only taking patients 70 and older. **
Eagle Creek Medical Clinic
120-27 Helmcken Rd , Victoria, BC
This clinic is located in the vicinity of Victoria General Hospital.
According to their website, they are planning to attach 5000 new patients over the next 15 months. See here for details and to access their patient application form.
We understand they will be limiting new patients to residents of neighborhoods in Victoria’s western communities such as View Royal, Colwood and Langford.
Highland Family Practice
107C 1966 Guthrie Rd , Comox, BC
Their new website includes a note that says “Our doctors accept military families new to the area.” For those who fit that criteria, it is likely worth giving them a call.