Doig River First Nation supplies medical services to its members and administrative staff through a community nurse as well as regularly scheduled, on-reserve visits by health professionals and service providers including:

  • Doctor visits on-reserve every 2 weeks
  • Visits by other medical professionals and service providers such as: optometrists, physiotherapists, foot care specialists, diabetes management specialists and nutritionists

Community Nurse

DRFN employs a full time community nurse who provides services including:

  • Development and on-going management of Individual Care Plans
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Drug testing
  • Home visits
  • Referrals to additional health services and specialists including counselors
  • Coordination of on-reserve visits with First Nations Health Authority nurses
  • Patient travel for medical appointments
  • Health education and prevention


Contact Community Nurse, Laura Halling, at the office any time between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday. For emergencies outside of office hours, she can be contacted on her cell phone.

250-827-3776 ext. 1271 (office)

250-793-5655 (cell)