The John Ruedy Clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital is a comprehensive primary care clinic for people living with HIV/AIDS in British Columbia. The JRC is a collaboration between the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and Providence Health Care. With a focus on addressing the needs of the whole person and reducing the impact of poverty, addictions, mental health, food insecurity and episodic homelessness, the clinic offers integrated and comprehensive services to patients. The JRC is named in honour of John Ruedy, MD, who helped transform St. Paul’s Hospital into a comprehensive clinical-care centre for patients with HIV/AIDS.


  • 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday

We are closed on weekends and statutory holidays.

Drop-in hours


JRC clients may drop in to see a nurse during the following hours. Drop in to see a doctor for urgent issues is also available.

  • 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday
  • 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Friday

** Drop in availability is subject to change based on clinic capacity**

Patients needing care or support after hours can reach a physician by phone for guidance on health issues. Emergency After Hours: 604-631-1517

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