Hospitals

In May, Alberta Health Services warned that Rocky Mountain House Health Centre emergency department would be temporarily without physician coverage from May 12, at 6 p.m., to May 13, at 7 a.m. (Photo contributed by the Town of Rocky Mountain House)

Kenney does nothing as rural hospitals close beds, cancel surgeries, say NDP

Rocky Mountain House among communities that has seen emergency room closures

 

AuroraLynn Rogers-Kard was born on March 15, a mere 27 weeks old, at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. (Photo contributed)

Central Alberta baby born at 27 weeks

GoFundMe account set up for couple

 

Shane Werenka, 50, of Gull Lake, said he was surprised by his early release from Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (Photo contributed)

Shortage of beds: Man asked to leave Red Deer hospital to make room for other patients

Central Alberta man says he was released early to make room for another patient

Shane Werenka, 50, of Gull Lake, said he was surprised by his early release from Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (Photo contributed)
Dr. Glen Burton, an anesthetist at the Rocky Mountain House Health Centre, demonstrates new operating room lights, which were funded by donations to the Rocky Mountain and Area Health Services Foundation. (Photo contributed)
Dr. Glen Burton, an anesthetist at the Rocky Mountain House Health Centre, demonstrates new operating room lights, which were funded by donations to the Rocky Mountain and Area Health Services Foundation. (Photo contributed)
Dr. Glen Burton, an anesthetist at the Rocky Mountain House Health Centre, demonstrates new operating room lights, which were funded by donations to the Rocky Mountain and Area Health Services Foundation. (Photo contributed)

Central Alberta hospital gets operating room upgrades

Equipment and lighting improvements

  • Jan 13, 2021
Dr. Glen Burton, an anesthetist at the Rocky Mountain House Health Centre, demonstrates new operating room lights, which were funded by donations to the Rocky Mountain and Area Health Services Foundation. (Photo contributed)
More tourists appear to be flocking to the Sundre area, perhaps due to more Albertans planning pandemic staycations. This is sparking concerns about fewer physicians at Sundre hospital. (Contributed photo).

More tourists, and fewer hospital physicians, are sparking concern in Sundre

Sundre mayor says, AHS has assured him health care will not be impacted

More tourists appear to be flocking to the Sundre area, perhaps due to more Albertans planning pandemic staycations. This is sparking concerns about fewer physicians at Sundre hospital. (Contributed photo).
More hospitals part of plasma transfusion trial to treat COVID-19 with antibodies

More hospitals part of plasma transfusion trial to treat COVID-19 with antibodies

More hospitals part of plasma transfusion trial to treat COVID-19 with antibodies

More hospitals part of plasma transfusion trial to treat COVID-19 with antibodies
Europe’s three worst-hit countries — Italy, Spain and France — surpassed 30,000 dead, over 56% of the global toll, in an April 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Europe’s hospitals buckle under the crush of the coronavirus

MADRID — Setting up makeshift ICU wards in libraries and conference centres,…

  • Apr 3, 2020
Europe’s three worst-hit countries — Italy, Spain and France — surpassed 30,000 dead, over 56% of the global toll, in an April 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Red Deer Coun. Vesna Higham is concerned a Calgary hospital has received pre-budget funding of $137 million, while the fate of Red Deer hospital’s long-awaited expansion remains uncertain. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Red Deer Coun. Vesna Higham is concerned a Calgary hospital has received pre-budget funding of $137 million, while the fate of Red Deer hospital’s long-awaited expansion remains uncertain. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).