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. MICHEAL WILSON

OUR SPECIALISTS:

DR. EDIT PUSZTAI, PSYCHIATRIST

DR. ROBIN COLWELL, INTERNAL MEDICINE

Clinic Hours

CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS DECEMBER 24TH, 2021 - JANUARY 3RD, 2022 WE WILL REOPEN JANUARY 4TH, 2022

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

Dr. Colwell, Internal Medicine Press -6

Clinic Manger, Patti Aldrich Press -6

Accounting: Press -7

General inquiries/FAX, etc. Press -8


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.

Options for non-urgent care, if you are unable to see your doctor today:

KINETIC ENERGY: Located by London Drugs ; 250-828-6637

URGENT CARE: Located by Superstore: 250-371-4905

RIH PRIMARY CARE: Located 1st floor Royal Inland Hosptial : 250-314-2256

WALK IN OPTIONS: TO SEE A DOCTOR IN PERSON

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 (they do not take appts. over the phone) line up each morning for same-day appt. Pt needs to inform the receptionist that they have a family doctor so the report can be sent to their chart at NHC.

VIRTUAL OPTIONS:

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.

ACCESS VIRTUAL, Vancouver, B.C. Easy as typing: Accessvirtual.ca and register via a browser (Google Chrome) or download the app on your phone (iphone or Samsung only) takes just a few minutes and then you are transferred to a co-ordinator who validates you and your info and organizes a doctor appointment. THE PATIENT CAN CALL FOR ASSISTANCE: 1-888-547-5575.

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.