Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre

A gemstone ring was returned to a Red Deer family after about nine years in the lost and found at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (Photo contributed by Patrick Teskey)
A gemstone ring was returned to a Red Deer family after about nine years in the lost and found at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (Photo contributed by Patrick Teskey)
EMBRACE program at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre helps new moms who used opioids during their pregnancy and their baby. (Photo contributed)

New Red Deer program helping babies with opioid withdrawal

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre offers EMBRACE program

EMBRACE program at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre helps new moms who used opioids during their pregnancy and their baby. (Photo contributed)
Giving birth continues to be the top reason for hospitalizations in Canada. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

C-sections are the most frequent surgery in Red Deer

New report from Canadian Institute for Health Information

Giving birth continues to be the top reason for hospitalizations in Canada. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Todd Simenson and dance partner Jinelle Themig went ’70s and danced to disco music at the 2018 Celebrity Dance Off. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Countdown to Saturday’s dance off has begun

Friends of Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre is the 2019 fundraising recipient

Todd Simenson and dance partner Jinelle Themig went ’70s and danced to disco music at the 2018 Celebrity Dance Off. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Brooklyn Dixon and Joan Donald Jr. sit on the board of the Society for Hospital Expansion in Central Alberta.
Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Brooklyn Dixon and Joan Donald Jr. sit on the board of the Society for Hospital Expansion in Central Alberta.
SPECIAL REPORT, Part 2: Red Deer doctors lobby for hospital upgrades

SPECIAL REPORT, Part 2: Red Deer doctors lobby for hospital upgrades

Doctor-led movement to expand Red Deer’s hospital

SPECIAL REPORT, Part 2: Red Deer doctors lobby for hospital upgrades
Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Min Omelchenko and her daughter Cathy Hunter are hoping for more cardiac care services at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre.

SPECIAL REPORT, Part 1: Hospital patients demand better care

Patients sent elsewhere for cardiac catheterization

Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Min Omelchenko and her daughter Cathy Hunter are hoping for more cardiac care services at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre.
File photo by Advocate staff                                Canadian Institute for Health Information released wait times for surgeries and procedures performed at hospitals like Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre.

Surgery wait times on the climb in Alberta

A new report that shows Albertans are waiting longer for hip and…

File photo by Advocate staff                                Canadian Institute for Health Information released wait times for surgeries and procedures performed at hospitals like Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre.
Advocates of the expansion of Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre respond to mention of the project in Monday’s throne speech. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer hospital expansion recognized in throne speech

Society for Hospital Expansion in Central Alberta calls for more details

Advocates of the expansion of Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre respond to mention of the project in Monday’s throne speech. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre (Advocate file photo).

Red Deer Regional Health Foundation dream home opens Friday

Fundraising will purchase automated medication dispensing units

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre (Advocate file photo).
Local candidates in the upcoming provincial election say updated needs assessment of the Red Deer Regional Hospital is long overdue. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff

Election candidates call on Alberta government to release needs assessment for Red Deer hospital

Candidates in the upcoming provincial election are calling on the province to…

Local candidates in the upcoming provincial election say updated needs assessment of the Red Deer Regional Hospital is long overdue. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (Advocate file photo.)

200 people exposed at Red Deer hospital

Some Central Albertans might have inadvertently been exposed to scabies while at…

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (Advocate file photo.)
(Advocate file photo.)

Alberta government invests fewest health care dollars in Red Deer’s Central Zone, group finds

Group is mobilizing a community campaign for a Red Deer hospital expansion

(Advocate file photo.)
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, pictured with mascot stuffie Waskasoo, is excited about the 2019 Canada Winter Games opening Friday in Red Deer. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley pledges to move ahead with ‘major’ Red Deer hospital re-development

If re-elected, her New Democrat government pledges to ‘get things moving’

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, pictured with mascot stuffie Waskasoo, is excited about the 2019 Canada Winter Games opening Friday in Red Deer. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre enacted overcapacity protocol earlier this week. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Time spent at overcapacity at Red Deer hospital creeps up

Overcapacity protocols used for first time in 2019

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre enacted overcapacity protocol earlier this week. (File photo by Advocate staff)
The Emergency Room at Red Deer hospital often has much longer patients waits than the provincial average. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Hopes are high a Red Deer hospital expansion is in 2019 provincial budget

Red Deer health foundation is prepared to help with fundraising

The Emergency Room at Red Deer hospital often has much longer patients waits than the provincial average. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Red deer hospital is back on Alberta Health Services’ priority list for capital funding. But that doesn’t mean Alberta Health will fund the project. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Being on AHS list is no guarantee Red Deer hospital expansion will be funded by province

Supporters of hospital project are waiting for firm commitment from Alberta Health

Red deer hospital is back on Alberta Health Services’ priority list for capital funding. But that doesn’t mean Alberta Health will fund the project. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
UPDATED: Red Deer Festival of Trees raises more than $1 million

UPDATED: Red Deer Festival of Trees raises more than $1 million

Festival of Trees held last month at Westerner Park

UPDATED: Red Deer Festival of Trees raises more than $1 million
Moose Cottage offers country hospitality at Red Deer hospital

Moose Cottage offers country hospitality at Red Deer hospital

Celebrating 25 years thanks to Loyal Order of the Moose

Moose Cottage offers country hospitality at Red Deer hospital
On Monday artist Ryan Jason Allen Willert signed his mural ‘The Otter’ that is located in the corridor that links the emergency department to the main part of Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

UPDATED: Indigenous mural unveiled at Red Deer hospital

Artist Ryan Jason Allen Willert signs mural

On Monday artist Ryan Jason Allen Willert signed his mural ‘The Otter’ that is located in the corridor that links the emergency department to the main part of Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)