Healthcare and Services

Healthcare and Services

The CLSC

There are 7 CLSC on the coast, one in each village.

Village (population) Number of practicing nurses
☻Doctor presence
☺Midwife presence
Salluit (1300) ☻☺ 1 ISA + 4 clinical nurses
Ivujivik (355) 1 ISA + 1 clinical nurse
Akulivik (585) 1 ISA + 2 clinical nurses
Puvirnituq (1600) ☻☺ 1 ISA + 5 clinical nurses
Inukjuak (1587) ☻☺ 1 ISA + 4 clinical nurses
Umiujaq (430) 1 ISA + 2 clinical nurses
Kuujjuarrapik (611) ☻ 1 ISA + 3 clinical nurses

Schedule for the villages: Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm + On-call from 5:00 pm to 9:00 am alternating between the nurses, except for Puvirnituq where there is a work shift from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Customer follow-up for the different physical health programs :

  • Childhood follow-up & vaccination (0-5 years old)
  • Pregnant women follow-up (in villages without a maternity department)
  • Sampling
  • STI follow-up
  • Medication refills
  • Women health care
  • Tuberculosis follow-up
  • Psychiatry follow-up
  • Practice in an enlarge role.