Norkam Healthcare Centre

For general health inquiries please call the BC Healthlink 811 number, including Covid 19 inquiries, IN THE EVENT OF A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911 or go to your nearest ER

** IF YOU NEED CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION:
PLEASE GET YOUR INFORMATION FROM THE LIST OF TRUSTED RESOURCES BELOW:

https://www2.gov.bc.ca (click on COVID-19 )

http://bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19

TO BOOK FOR A COVID VACCINE:

1-833-838-2323 OR

GO ONLINE TO: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine

TO BOOK A COVID TEST - 1-877-740-7747

About Us

Norkam Healthcare Centre first opened its doors to patients on August 6, 2013.

This is a Family Practice office and no longer provides public walk-in clinic services. We are not accepting any new patients at this time.

Our Family Practice Doctors

UNDER OUR DOCTORS:

DR. SUSAN VLAHOS, MEDICAL DIRECTOR

DR. JAHANGIR ALAM

DR. SYEDA NAZISH ASIM

DR. MICHAEL WILSON

DR. EDIT PUSZTAI, PSYCHIATRIST

Clinic Hours

Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday – Closed (unless by special arrangement/appointment with your doctor)

Sunday – Closed

All statutory holidays – Closed.

Contact Us

370 Tranquille Road, Kamloops, BC V2B 3G7. Corner of Wood Street and Tranquille Road (Click here for Directions)

GENERAL OFFICE HOURS
8:00 a.m. Phone: 250-376-9595 || Fax: 250-376-9779

Switchboard Hours:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Phones are off over the lunch hour 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

To speak to your Doctors office:

Dr. Vlahos office: Press -1

Dr. Pusztai, Psychiatrist Press -2

Dr. Alam office: Press -3

Dr. Asim office: Press -4

Dr. Wilson office: Press -5

Clinic Supervisor, Cheryl Sayers Press -6

General inquiries/FAX, etc. : Press -7

If your medical situation is AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911 OR GO TO ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL (311 Columbia Street, Kamloops), EMERGENCY ROOM

Your doctor holds several "same day-fit in" appointments. These are available each day, for acute medical problems. Please call at 8:30 a.m. to be seen the same day. If these appointments are already booked when you call, see the list below of other options:

Please note: Special consideration is given to children, they will not be turned away.

WALK IN CLINIC OPTIONS

URGENT PRIMARY CARE CENTRE ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL - 311 Columbia Street, Kamloops, B.C. 250-314-2256

(phone lines for booking appointments open at 10:00 a.m. daily) Appointments MUST be made over the phone (they do not accept walk-in patients off the street, patients MUST call) Same-day appointments only. Evening and weekend appts. If you are a patient at Norkam, make sure they know who your family doctor is.

KINETIC ENERGY, Kamloops, B.C. 250-828-6637. Contact the office for Walk-in clinic booking protocol. Pt needs to inform the receptionist that they have a family doctor so the report can be sent to their chart at NHC.

KIPP MALLERY, Landmark location, KAMLOOPS, B.C. For any questions regarding iMedicine or to book an appointment, call: 236-425-0025 (ext. 4) Can book appts same day AND in the future.

KLEO'S PHARMACY: 1967 East Trans Canada Hwy. To book your virtual appt. call 778-765-1444 - Pt needs to inform the receptionist that they have a family doctor so the report can be sent to their chart at NHC.

IDA PHARMACY: 517 Tranquille Road, Kamloops 250-376-9991 - TELEHEALTH AND IN PERSON OPTIONS - CHECK AT TIME OF BOOKING.

IDA SUPRA PHARMACY: 748 Tranquille Road, Kamloops, B.C. Call 250-434-4441. Pt. needs to inform the provider that they have a family doctor so the report can be sent to their chart at NHC.

RIH - ER IS AN OPTION FOR SERIOUS "EMERGENCY" MEDICAL ISSUES ONLY.

Clinics are not listed in any particular order.

Parking

There is plenty of free parking along Tranquille Road and Wood Street.

There is additional free parking available on an open parkade directly behind the clinic. Any numbered spot is available to any patient attending this clinic. This entrance is optimal for anyone with mobility issues. The entrance from this parkade offers access to the main floor down 1 floor by stairs or via elevator.

There is a bus stop directly in front of the clinic. There is a loading /drop off zone 25 feet ahead (north) of the bus stop.