The PIHCS is a community non-profit society which owns and operates the Pender Islands Health Centre.
The Society provides a number of health and social services directly, and leases space and provides support to private health care practitioners and government agencies delivering services at the Health Centre. The affairs of the Society is governed by a Board of Directors (12 members) which meet monthly and supervise, control and direct activities and determine policies of the Society.
The Directors appoint a chief administrative officer for the operation of the Society who is known as the Executive Director. The Board of Directors meet on a monthly basis. An Annual General meeting is held in the month of September, where the nomination and election of Directors take place.
Our Mission Statement
to promote the health and well being of the people of the Pender Islands community
to support the people and community in defining and achieving their health goals
to encourage broad based volunteer community participation in its programs and activities to develop programs and initiatives
to make the most effective use of existing resources
to provide a range of primary health care programs and resources
to meet the needs of the community
to facilitate the provision of health care services for the community by other (complementary and alternative) health care providers
to encourage good health care communications through through the timely coordination of information and activities
to provide and maintain facilities for use as a health care centre