Lakes District IHIC

Lakes District Aboriginal Health Improvement Committee

Communities:

Burns Lake Band
Burns Lake
Cheslatta Carrier Nation
Lake Babine Nation
Nee Tahi Buhn
Skin Tyee
Southside
Wet’suwet’en

Contacts:

The Lakes District IHIC is administered out of the Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre. If you would like to learn more about this IHIC or bring a health care issue to the committee's attention, contact:

Jennifer Pogson
Administrative Assistant
Northern Health
Jennifer.Pogson@northernhealth.ca 
250-692-2414

Vicky Rensby
Health Services Administrator
Northern Health
Vicky.Rensby@northernhealth.ca 
250-692-2425 

Local Cultural Resources:

Lakes District Aboriginal Community Resource Guide: A tool for collaborative planning in patient care

This booklet introduces health care providers to the First Nations communities in the Lakes District. Information includes a brief history of each community, contact information, travel distances and times, modes of transportation to consider, and health facilities in or near the communities.

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Gathering at the Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre

This document acknowledges the importance of gathering around a loved one in the hospital or long-term care home at times of health events, deaths and births. The information provided in the pamphlet will help with a shared understanding of what staff can do to support people at such times.

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