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Quesnel

Community

Quesnel (pop. 23, 000) offers an ideal balance of community spirit, amenities and recreational opportunities. This picturesque city is located at the confluence of the Fraser and Quesnel rivers in the central interior of beautiful British Columbia. As BC’s North-South corridor, Quesnel is well-connected by road, rail, and air, with daily flights to Vancouver. The local industries include forestry, mining, tourism and agriculture where produce is showcased at the Farmer’s Market.

The community atmosphere promotes family time, personal interests as well as career development. Commute times are short, world-class recreation is available in your backyard, and the community prides itself on its regular family-friendly events.

Amenities:

Quesnel Museum

    Events:

    Facilities

    Quesnel Health Services provides medical services to Quesnel and surrounding areas. Health care facilities include GR Baker Memorial Hospital, Dunrovin Park Lodge, Westside Clinic and the Quesnel Primary Care Clinic.

    GR Baker Memorial Hospital is a full care hospital with 27 acute beds, 4 ICU beds and 5 crisis stabilization beds. Some services provided the hospital:

    GR Baker Memorial Hospital in Quesnel, BC

    • Full emergency medical care
    • Laboratory
    • Diagnostic Imaging
    • Pharmacy
    • Home and Community Care and Home Support
    • Mental health and addictions Chronic disease management
    • General surgery
    • Internal medicine
    • Otolaryngology (ENT)
    • Community cancer care
    • Physiotherapy
    • Respiratory therapy
    • Environmental health
    • Speech and language therapy
    • Visiting specialists in cardiology, pediatrics, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, urology and ophthalmology
    • Video conferencing for consultations with specialists or physicians in other areas.

    Dunrovin Park Lodge in Quesnel, BCDunrovin Park Lodge is a 91-bed intermediate care residential facility with 19 special care beds. It provides respite services and an adult day program. The Quesnel and area palliative care’s hospice care beds are also located in this facility, for a total of 117 beds facility wide.

    Quesnel has two new Interprofessional teams, that work within the Community health services portfolio. These teams are aligned with each physician practice in the community and some of the services provided are:

    • Prenatal services with pregnancy registry
    • Kindergarten screening and school immunizations
    • Harm reduction services
    • Birth control, Pap tests, STI testing
    • TB testing
    • Home and Community Care and Home Support
    • Mental health and Substance Use

    The Westside Clinic provides support services for our mental health and addictions community. It has a referral-based day program at a community centre, and also provides counselling, peer support and clinic support.The programs include OAT services, Mobile Support team, Grace Young Activity Center and Life Skills program.

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