What is the IDC?

The John Ruedy Immunodeficiency Clinic (IDC) at St. Paul’s Hospital is a comprehensive primary care clinic for people living with HIV/AIDS in British Columbia. The IDC 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 IDC 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 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday
8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday

Drop in appointments available 8:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 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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