Services by Health Authority

This section will outline the current Heart Function Clinics across British Columbia and includes the contact information for each of the clinics.

Heart Function Clinics offer a variety of inter-professional heart failure care and services. For health care professionals it provides opportunities to access heart failure specialized care and advanced heart failure diagnostics. There are opportunities to obtain guidance on how to co-manage a heart failure patient as well as there is the option to transfer your patient’s heart failure care to the clinic staff. Heart Function Clinic staffs provide consultation to physician on how to optimize heart failure medication therapy and improve usage of evidence-based therapies. Patients and health care professionals can also access patient self-management resources and education. The literature suggests that patients who are cared for in a Heart Function Clinic have reduced hospital admissions, have higher rates of adherence to self care activities and optimum therapies, have improved clinical outcomes, improved quality of life and a reduction in mortality.

  • Northern Health

    Leads for the Heart Failure Strategy:

    Dr Colleen Hennessy
    Barbara Hennessy

    NORTH
    Network of Rural to Tertiary Health Care
    Heart Function Clinic
    103-1669 Victoria Street
    Prince George, BC 
    V2L 2L5
    Phone: 250-645-6490

  • Interior Health

    Leads for the Heart Failure Strategy:

    Dr Sandy Baker
    Susan Chenoweth

    • Kelowna Site 
      Capri center #118-1835
      Gordon Drive
      Kelowna, BC
      V1Y 3H4
      250-980-1456
      RN: Pamela Luehr
    • Penticton
      Integrated Health Centre
      #105-550 Carmi Ave
      Penticton, BC
      V2A 3G6
      250-770-5505
      RN: Ellen Fleet
    • Kamloops
      Vascular Improvement Program Clinic
      5th Floor Alumnae Tower
      311 Columbia St
      Kamloops, BC
      V2C 2T1
      250-314-2727
      RN: Sheila Domino
    • Nelson: Kootenay Lake Hospital
      #420 – 3 View St
      Nelson, BC
      V1L 2V1
      250-354-2397
      RN: Stacey Lock
    • Kiro Wellness Centre
      1500 Columbia Ave
      Trail. BC
      V1R 1J9
      250-354-2365
      Dawn Tomlin (Manager)
    • Vernon
      2101 – 32 St
      Vernon, BC
      V1T 5L2
      250-558-1259
      Lloyd Main (Manager)
    • Cranbrook
      250-432-2018
      RN: Catherine Blake
  • Fraser Health

    Leads for the Heart Failure Strategy:

    Dr Steve Pearce 
    Marg Meloche 
     

    • Royal Columbian Hospital
      220 Royal Ave
      New Westminster, BC
      V3L 1H6
      604-528-5073
      RN: Betty Girard
    • Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre: Heart Health Clinic
      3rd floor, 9750 140 St
      Surrey, BC
      604-582-4584
      RN: Claire Prentice
    • Abbotsford Regional Hospital & Cancer Center (ARHCC)
      Cardiac Clinic
      2nd Floor Sumas 
      32900 Marshall Road
      Abbotsford, BC 
      V2S 0C2
      604.851.4700 ext.64 2631
      RN: Dianne Brown

       

      Ridge Meadows Heart Function Clinic
      11666 Laity Street
      Maple Ridge, BC
      V2X 7G5
      604-463-4111 (local 55-2077)

    • RN: Marleen Ouellette
  • Vancouver Island Health

    Leads for the Heart Failure Strategy:

    Dr Elizabeth Swiggum
    Ryan Davis 
    Sonya Rinzema

    • Royal Jubilee Hospital (Victoria)
      1952 Bay St
      Victoria, BC
      V8R 1J8
      250-370-8111 ext. 13165
      RN: Susan Kerr
    • Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
      1200 Dufferin Cresent
      Nanaimo, BC
      V9S 2B7
      250-740-6926
      RN: Madelene Daniel
    • Campbell River Hospital
      375 2nd Ave
      Campbell River, BC
      V9W 3V1
      250-850-2608
      RN: Catherine Wagg
  • Vancouver Coastal Health/ Providence Health

    Leads for the Heart Failure Strategy:

    Dr Sean Virani
    Janis McGladrey 
    Suzanne Nixon

    • St Paul’s Hospital
      1081 Burrard St
      Vancouver, BC
      V6Z 1Y6
      604- 806-8733
      CNS: Suzanne Nixon 
    • Vancouver General Hospital
      9th floor- 2775 Laurel St
      Vancouver, BC
      V5Z 1M9
      604-875-4111 ext. 20046
      RN/NP: Nola Wurtele and Leah Christoff