Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre

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Red Deer Regional Health Foundation receives $40K in donations

Donations from Canadian Pacific and Durham family of Red Deer

 

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre’s expansion project is still a high priority, says Alberta Infrastructure Minister Prasad Panda. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Interior work will start this year on Red Deer hospital project, says infrastructure minister

‘We are committed. This is a top priority,’ says Presad Panda

 

An internal investigation by AHS revealed 3,224 patients had their electronic health records accessed improperly by two clerical employees in the diagnostic imaging department at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Employees access 3K patients’ records in privacy breach at Red Deer hospital

3,224 patients had their electronic health records accessed improperly

 

Dr. Keith Wolstenholme, a Red Deer hospital orthopedic surgeon, is fears a potential slow-down in scheduled surgeries this summer because of a shortage of anesthesiologists. (Advocate file photo).

More surgical delays predicted, due to anesthesiologist shortage at Red Deer hospital

It’s already a ‘desperate’ situation for many patients: surgeon

Dr. Keith Wolstenholme, a Red Deer hospital orthopedic surgeon, is fears a potential slow-down in scheduled surgeries this summer because of a shortage of anesthesiologists. (Advocate file photo).
One of two colourful murals that were installed at the Red Deer hospital, made up of artworks from appreciate community members. (Contributed image).

Red Deerians send their colourful love to hospital’s front-line workers

Two heart-themed murals were installed at the health care facility

One of two colourful murals that were installed at the Red Deer hospital, made up of artworks from appreciate community members. (Contributed image).
Recently two people died at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre in connection to an outbreak on an acute care unit. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Recently two people died at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre in connection to an outbreak on an acute care unit. (File photo by Advocate staff)
(AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
Alberta Health Services is unable to provide information about how many eligible health workers have been vaccinated so far. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Eligible Red Deer hospital in-patients can’t get vaccines yet

Hospital staff are being vaccinated on a voluntary basis, says AHS

(AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
Alberta Health Services is unable to provide information about how many eligible health workers have been vaccinated so far. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
A timeline for the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre redevelopment should be known after the business plan wraps up next month. (File photo by Advocate staff).

Red Deer hospital construction to begin this fall, but project lacks timeline

More will be known once the business case wraps up next month, says MLA

A timeline for the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre redevelopment should be known after the business plan wraps up next month. (File photo by Advocate staff).
A July 2020 infrastructure report found Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre was not meeting AHS performance targets for emergency room wait times, length of stay, and had longer wait times for surgery. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Alberta’s government reaffirms $100-million commitment for the first phase of Red Deer hospital’s expansion

Alberta Infrastructure did not provide a timeline for the money’s distribution

A July 2020 infrastructure report found Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre was not meeting AHS performance targets for emergency room wait times, length of stay, and had longer wait times for surgery. (File photo by Advocate staff)
About 800 members of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees were reprimanded by AHS for participating in a province-wide wildcat strike to protest government health care cuts last fall. (Advocate file photo).

Red Deer hospital workers reprimanded by AHS for participating in strike last fall

The AUPE has filed nearly 800 grievances, province-wide

About 800 members of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees were reprimanded by AHS for participating in a province-wide wildcat strike to protest government health care cuts last fall. (Advocate file photo).
Alberta’s NDP is worried that project to expand Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre only has partial approval in an AHS report. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Partial approval not good enough for Red Deer hospital expansion, says NDP

NDP cites AHS Multi-Year Health Facility Infrastructure Capital Submission released July 2020

Alberta’s NDP is worried that project to expand Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre only has partial approval in an AHS report. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Workers at Red Deer hospital were thrilled to get gift baskets delivered on Saturday from some local citizens and businesses who wanted to brighten their day. (Contributed photo).

Red Deer hospital workers receive a boost from gifted baskets

Spreading positivity was the project’s goal

Workers at Red Deer hospital were thrilled to get gift baskets delivered on Saturday from some local citizens and businesses who wanted to brighten their day. (Contributed photo).
Alberta Health Services said as of Tuesday morning, Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre had 14 COVID patients, including five in the ICU. (Advocate file photo)

Strain on ICU beds lifted at Red Deer hospital

Some scheduled surgeries still cancelled

Alberta Health Services said as of Tuesday morning, Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre had 14 COVID patients, including five in the ICU. (Advocate file photo)
Alberta Health Services confirmed it is taking extra measures to deal with a space crunch at Red Deer hospital, caused by the pandemic. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Alberta Health Services confirmed it is taking extra measures to deal with a space crunch at Red Deer hospital, caused by the pandemic. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre has never been busier as frontline health care workers scramble to deal with a growing number of COVID-19 patients. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Pandemic is putting unprecedented strain on Red Deer hospital, say doctors

ICU is nearing double capacity, some operations are getting cancelled

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre has never been busier as frontline health care workers scramble to deal with a growing number of COVID-19 patients. (File photo by Advocate staff)
The 2020 Red Deer Festival of Trees was a virtual success, say organizers
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Festival of Trees a virtual success, say organizers

Money raised going towards electronic fetal monitoring system

  • Jan 5, 2021
The 2020 Red Deer Festival of Trees was a virtual success, say organizers
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(Advocate file photo).
(Advocate file photo).
Two units at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak, and two others are under a watch, according to Alberta Health Services. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Delays for a dozen people waiting for non-urgent surgery at Red Deer hospital

‘We may need to postpone additional surgeries as needed to ensure we have the necessary acute care capacity’

Two units at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak, and two others are under a watch, according to Alberta Health Services. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre has one inpatient unit with 36 beds for COVID positive, or presumptive patients, outside the ICU. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer hospital can expect a COVID ‘tsunami’

ICU beds are available in Red Deer for COVID patients needing ventilators

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre has one inpatient unit with 36 beds for COVID positive, or presumptive patients, outside the ICU. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Doctors once went public with the shortcomings of Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, which will soon benefit from $100 million in improvements. (Byron Hackett/Red Deer Advocate)

Construction expected to start next fall at Red Deer hospital

Final planning underway for $100-million project

Doctors once went public with the shortcomings of Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, which will soon benefit from $100 million in improvements. (Byron Hackett/Red Deer Advocate)