Aboriginal Health Liaison Nurse

The Aboriginal Liaison Nurse (ALN) understands that Aboriginal people often face special health care challenges. We can make sure that you and your family gets the right kind of health care advice, equipment and services.

Ways an ALN can help you and your family:

  • Advocate on your behalf.
  • Visit and provide support and information to you and your family.
  • Explain health care issues and help find answers to your questions.  ALN support you in making informed decisions
  • With your approval, keep family and caregivers up-to-date on your health care status
  • Support consultations with family physicians, specialists, hospital staff, and other care provideres. Will assist you to contact other appropriate community resources for further support, if and when needed.
  • Help you to navigate the system if you have a complaint
  • Connect you with an Elder for spiritual and emotional support. May assist you with other cultural needs as requested.


Additional information may be found on Island Health's website:  Alboriginal Health Liaison Nurse 

Address / Contact Info

VIHA - Campbell River General Hospital Wellness Centre
375 2nd Avenue Campbell River, BCV9W 3V1

Phone Numbers

Phone: (250) 286-7100 ext 67305
Cell: (250) 830-8865
Fax: (250) 286-7177

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Mon-Thursday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Web Links

Service Details

Regional Centres ServedCampbell River

Forms and Resources

Location Map

Other Programs from This Organization

Aboriginal Health Provides culturally appropriate, accessible health services to Aboriginal people in the Vancouver Island Health Authority in partnership with the First Nations Health Authority.
Aboriginal Health Dietitian The Aboriginal Health Department has a full-time dietitian who delivers health services to First Nation communities and urban Aboriginal populations from Comox Valley to Port Hardy.
Manager, Aboriginal Health Works with you and your community in addressing your health needs in a culturally respectful manner. The manager for Aboriginal Health is the contact person for VIHA Aboriginal Health program information.

This program was last updated on: 18 Nov 2021.