Health Services in the Yellowknife Region

Regional Health Services

Yellowknife Health and Social Services operates two clinics in Yellowknife and one health centre in both Fort Resolution and Lutsel K’e.  At these clinics and health centres Yellowknife Health and Social Services offers a broad range of services which may include:

  • Health promotion, including:
    • Healthy lifestyle promotion
    • Maternal health
    • Reproductive and child care; and
    • Community development.
  • Health protection and preventative, including:
    • Screening    
    • Intervention disease control
    • Prevention of injury
    • Prevention of chronic diseases and addictions
    • Hearing and vision; and
    • Early intervention.
  • Acute, diagnostic and laboratory services.
  • Continuing care, including:
    • Palliative care
    • Long-term care.
  • Community Mental Health and Adults Services
  • Diabetes Education Program
  • Yellowknife Health Services
    • Yellowknife Primary Care Centre
    • Frame Lake Community Health Clinic
  • Fort Resolution Health Services
  • Lutsel K’e Health Services

 

Yellowknife Health Services

Services are delivered at two clinic sites in Yellowknife:

  • Yellowknife Primary Care Centre  (867) 920-7777 
  • Frame Lake Community Health Clinic (867) 767-9125

Yellowknife Primary Health Care Clinic is experiencing intermittent disruption with the telephone system.  Please call 867 765 9125 if you are unable to connect to the main line.  Appointments can be made at both clinics by calling either of the above numbers. A broad range of practitioners including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, counsellors, dietitians and more, are available to meet many of your health care needs.

Services may include:

  • Health promotion, including healthy lifestyle promotion, maternal health, reproductive and child care and community development.
  • Health protection and preventative services, including screening, intervention disease control, prevention of injury, prevention of chronic diseases and addictions, hearing and vision, early intervention.
  • Acute, diagnostic and laboratory services.
  • Continuing care, including palliative care and long-term care.
  • Community Mental Health and Adults Services
  • Diabetes Program

Appointments can be made at both clinics by calling either of the above numbers. 
 
 

Yellowknife Primary Care Centre 

 

Street Address
YK Centre East
4915-48th Street

Main Phone
Phone: (867) 920-7777
Fax: (867) 920-7711

The Yellowknife Primary Care Centre has a broad range of practitioners including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, counsellors, dietitians and more.  Services provided at the Yellowknife Primary Care Centre include:

  • Community Outreach Worker
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Family Counselling
  • Central Intake (Mental Health)
  • Family Physicians
  • Out Patient Psychiatry
  • Laboratory
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Public Health - STI Program
  • Some Home Care Services

For the comfort of clients and staff, our buildings are scent-free. We ask you to use scent-free products when you come to a clinic.  Yellowknife Region Clinics use a Team Based Care Model.
 

Frame Lake Community Health Clinic

Street Address
Frame Lake Plaza
312B Old Airport Road

Main Phone
Phone: (867) 767-9125
Fax: (867) 920-2210

The Frame Lake Community Health Clinic has a broad range of practitioners including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, counsellors, and more.  Services provided at the Frame Lake Community Health Clinic include:

  • Counselling
  • Family Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners

For the comfort of clients and staff, our buildings are scent-free. We ask you to use scent-free products when you come to a clinic.  Yellowknife Region Clinics use a Team Based Care Model.
 

YPCC and FLCHC Hours of Operation 


Yellowknife Primary Care Centre

YK Centre East
4915-48th Street
Phone: (867) 920-7777
Fax: (867) 920-7711
 
Monday & Tuesday
Doors Open: 8:05 AM
Phones Open: 8:05 AM
Last Appointment: 8:15 PM
Doors Close: 8:25 PM
 
Wednesday - Friday
Doors Open: 8:05 AM
Phones Open: 8:05 AM
Last Appointment: 3:45 PM
Doors Close: 4:25 PM
 
Saturday
Doors Open: 10:00 AM
Phones Open:  8:30 AM
Last Appointment: 2:15 PM
Doors Close: 2:25 PM

NO APPOINTMENTS Sunday or Statuatory Holidays.
 

Frame Lake Community Health Clinic

Frame Lake Plaza
312B Old Airport Road
Phone: (867) 767-9125
Fax: (867) 920-2210
 
Monday, Tuesday & Friday
Doors Open: 8:05 AM
Phones Open: 8:05 AM
Last Appointment: 3:45 PM
Doors Close: 4:25 PM
 
Wednesday & Thursday
Doors Open: 8:05 AM
Phones Open: 8:05 AM
Last Appointment: 8:15 PM
Doors Close: 8:25 PM
 
Closed Saturday
 

NO APPOINTMENTS Sunday or Statuatory Holidays
 
 

Diagnostic Imaging and Laboratory

 

Diagnostic Imaging includes the following:

  • General/routine X-rays
  • Ultrasound
  • Bone Mineral Densitometry (BMD) which checks how strong your bones are

What do we do at the Laboratory?

The Lab Services include a wide range of tests performed on blood, body fluids and tissues in order to help the healthcare provider correctly detect, diagnose and prevent diseases.

Do I need to do anything before coming to Diagnostic Imaging or the Laboratory?

You must register at the reception desk when you arrive, you must bring:

  • The paperwork or requisition the doctor or nurse gave you
  • Your healthcare card
  • A piece of photo identification

If you have an appointment, please arrive 15 to 20 minutes before your appointment to give yourself enough time to register.
 
Address:
Yellowknife Primary Care Centre
Diagnostic Imaging and Laboratory
YK Centre East, 4915-48th Street
 
Phone: 
(867) 765-7744
 
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM
Closed 11:45 - 12:30 for lunch
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and Statutory Holidays
 
 

Same Day Services

A limited number of same day appointments are available on Monday, Tuesday and Saturday at the Yellowknife Primary Care Centre and on Wednesday and Thursday at Frame Lake Community Health Clinic.


To book a same-day appointment, please call the clinic when the phone lines open.  Appointments are filled as calls come in; calling as early as possible increases your chance of getting an appointment.
 
 

Outreach Clinic

Centre for Northern Families Outreach Clinic

The Centre for Northern Families offers a walk-in clinic in partnership with NTHSSA Yellowknife Region.  A nurse practitioner and a doctor are available to see patients. No appointment is necessary; patients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Men, women and children are welcome. Please bring your Health Care Card if you have one.

Address
The Centre for Northern Families
5610 Franklin Avenue

Phone
(867) 873-2566

Hours of Operation
Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

 

Fort Resolution Health Services

Community Health Centre

Phone: (867) 394-4511
 
One nurse practitioner, one community health nurse, a Community Health Representative and a clerk interpreter provide the following services at the health centre.

Nurse Practitioner and Community Health Nurse:

  • Emergency, acute and diagnostic services
  • After hours emergency on call coverage
  • Monday to Friday clinic appointments
  • Public health programs: TB surveillance, Well Woman, Well Man, Well Child, immunization, chronic illness, pre and postnatal, sexual health, child developmental screening and assessment
  • Continuing care including palliative care and referral to home support services
  • Addictions referrals and medical assessments:

Community Health Representative:

  • Prenatal
  • School
  • Environmental health
  • Health promotion – for example – active living, tobacco awareness and cessation

Visiting specialist services:

  • Bi-weekly physician visits
  • Eye team
  • Dental team
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Community Dietitian
  • Diabetes Education Program
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist

Home and Community Care and Our Great Elders Facility

Phone: (867) 394-5010

Services:

  • Home nursing care services
  • Home support – personal care, activities of daily living, meal planning
  • Foot care
  • Elders lunch program
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Assessments and referrals to Long Term Care

 

Lutsel K'e Health Services

Community Health Centre Services

Mailing Address:
Lutselk’e Health Centre
Box 56
Lutselk’e, NT, X0E 1A0

Contact:
Phone: (867) 370-3111
Fax: (867) 370-3022

Two community health nurses, a community health representative and a clerk interpreter provide the following services at the health centre:

Community health nurses:

  • Emergency, acute and diagnostic services
  • After hours emergency on call
  • Monday to Friday clinic appointments
  • Public health programs: TB surveillance, Well Woman, Well Man, Well Child, immunization, chronic illness, pre and post natal, sexual health, child developmental screening and assessment
  • Addictions referrals and medical assessments

Community Health Representative:

  • Prenatal
  • School
  • Environmental health
  • Health promotion – for example – active living, tobacco awareness and cessation

 Visiting specialist services:

  • Physician visits
  • Eye team
  • Dental team
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Community Dietitian
  • Diabetes Education Program
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist

Continuing Care:

  • Elders meal program
  • Referrals to Long term Care
  • Palliative Care as needed