Chronic Disease Management ? North Shore Chronic Disease Services

Chronic disease is a major contributor to reduced quality of life, loss of productivity/income, and increased hospitalization. Having the knowledge, skills and confidence in managing your own health and navigating within the social and medical systems are critical.   

For Clients living with a Chronic Condition...

Our Chronic Disease Nurses can help: 

  • Increase understanding, skills, and confidence in managing your health condition(s), medication and role in chronic disease management.  

  • Provide self-management support so you can better advocate and manage your own health.

  • Loop back with your family physicians for collaborative patient care

For Primary Care Practitioners?

  • Benefits in referring:

    • Communication with the chronic disease nurse about client care is billable (Bill G14077)

    • Improved medical visits when patients have better understanding, skills, and confidence in managing their chronic disease(s)

    • Enhanced coordination for patients with multiple care providers  

To see a list of all North Shore Chronic Disease Services (NSCDS) listings, visit www.vch.ca/nscds

West Vancouver Community Centre

241-2121 Marine Drive
West Vancouver, BC
V7V 4Y2
Phone: (604) 984-5752 extension 2
Fax: (604) 297-9681
Email: nscds@vch.ca

Referral

?Accept referrals from a Physician or a Nurse Practitioner. 


Eligibility

?Must be North Shore residents with 2 or more chronic diseases and has complex high needs.   

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