Opening of a community health center in the Westshore

CANADA, June 1 – Leah Hollins, Board Chair, Island Health –

“Westshore Community Health Center is a testament to the power of partnerships and the effectiveness of team-based care. This magnificent facility, led by a dedicated team of health care professionals, will provide residents of western communities with better access to primary health care services that are culturally safe and patient-centered.

Shawna Adams, Board Chair, Pacific Center Family Services Association –

“Pacific Center Family Services Association provides a range of mental health counseling and support services to the most vulnerable children, youth, adults and families in our community. We are excited to expand these services to incorporate the Westshore Community Health Centre. reaching this milestone, we have developed extensive community partnerships and have been a leading force in community improvement, engagement and collaboration, which we will continue to leverage to advocate for additional services in our community. »

Dr. Ramneek Dosanjh, President, Doctors of BC –

“We look forward to the integration of Westshore Community Health Center into primary care networks to provide faster access to health care services while supporting these important long-term relationships and the continuity of care that translates by better health outcomes for patients.

Dr Randal Mason, Co-Chair, South Island Division of Family Medicine –

“The Westshore Community Health Center is a great example of government and community organizations working together to develop a system of care for people who face barriers or need additional support beyond what can be offered in a traditional family practice. The South Island Division of Family Medicine is grateful for this much needed resource within our Western Communities Primary Care Network.

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