Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre

Tuesday afternoon Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre hit Level 3 Overcapacity Protocol (OCP) for the first time which resulted in eight patients being moved to other facilities. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Tuesday afternoon Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre hit Level 3 Overcapacity Protocol (OCP) for the first time which resulted in eight patients being moved to other facilities. (File photo by Advocate staff)
The question of when cardiac services will be enhanced in Red Deer remain despite new reports released by Alberta Health Services. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer’s wait for cath lab continues

New reports from Alberta Health Services support cath lab

The question of when cardiac services will be enhanced in Red Deer remain despite new reports released by Alberta Health Services. (File photo by Advocate staff)
United Nurses of Alberta met with Health Minister Sarah Hoffman on Wednesday to discuss the staffing shortage in the emergency department at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)
United Nurses of Alberta met with Health Minister Sarah Hoffman on Wednesday to discuss the staffing shortage in the emergency department at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Updated: Red Deer emergency department nurses calling for more hiring

Updated: Red Deer emergency department nurses calling for more hiring

United Nurses of Alberta wants emergency meeting with health minister

Updated: Red Deer emergency department nurses calling for more hiring
Use of hospital tub room for patient highlights bed shortage: mayor

Use of hospital tub room for patient highlights bed shortage: mayor

Patient was moved to a converted tub room for short time during stay at Red Deer hospital

Use of hospital tub room for patient highlights bed shortage: mayor
Critical care pharmacist Roxanne Seiferling at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre used her artistic talent to call attention to excellence in health care in Red Deer. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

New paintings greet intensive care visitors in Red Deer

Hospital pharmacist donates her art work

Critical care pharmacist Roxanne Seiferling at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre used her artistic talent to call attention to excellence in health care in Red Deer. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
United Nurses of Alberta and Alberta Health Services will meet Thursday to discuss the union’s grievance regarding staffing in Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre’s emergency department. (Contributed photo).

Nurses and AHS far apart on staffing concerns

Grievance meeting to be held Thursday

United Nurses of Alberta and Alberta Health Services will meet Thursday to discuss the union’s grievance regarding staffing in Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre’s emergency department. (Contributed photo).
Red Deer Hospital Lottery’s dream home is located at 56 Larratt Close. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer Hospital Lottery’s dream home is located at 56 Larratt Close. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Dr. Paul Hardy, one of the founders of the Society for Fair and Transparent Health Funding to Central Alberta, speaks at the non-profit society’s first meeting on Tuesday night. See video online.

Red Deer doctors lead fair health-care funding effort

First meeting held Tuesday for Society for Fair and Transparent Health Funding to Central Alberta

Dr. Paul Hardy, one of the founders of the Society for Fair and Transparent Health Funding to Central Alberta, speaks at the non-profit society’s first meeting on Tuesday night. See video online.
Patients from Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre are being transferred to rural hospitals when appropriate. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer doctor concerned about patient transfers to rural hospitals

Family physician says the move creates less incentive for expansion at Red Deer hospital

Patients from Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre are being transferred to rural hospitals when appropriate. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre is expanding its program to transfer patients to rural hospitals to recuperate. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre is expanding its program to transfer patients to rural hospitals to recuperate. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff                                United Conservative Party MLAs came to Red Deer Thursday morning to criticize the NDP government for leaving Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre off its infrastructure priority list.

Updated: Conservative MLAs slam NDP on health care

United Conservative Party calls out NDP for leaving Red Deer hospital off priority list

Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff                                United Conservative Party MLAs came to Red Deer Thursday morning to criticize the NDP government for leaving Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre off its infrastructure priority list.
File photo by ADVOCATE staff                                Efforts continue by the community to convince the provincial government to fund a cardiac catheterization lab at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre.

Community cardiac awareness dinner and show to be held

Continued focus to bring cardiac catheterization lab to Red Deer

File photo by ADVOCATE staff                                Efforts continue by the community to convince the provincial government to fund a cardiac catheterization lab at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre.
Calgary Mountain View MLA David Swann (Photo by The Canadian Press)

Action needed on community-based care and equity for Red Deer Hospital

Liberal MLA David Swann weighs in on Red Deer hospital

Calgary Mountain View MLA David Swann (Photo by The Canadian Press)
Red Deer Regional Hospital was not considered a priority on Alberta Health Services’ 2017 Multi-Year Health Facility Infrastructure Capital Submission, which was released Tuesday. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Government criticized for ignoring needs at Red Deer hospital

UPC MLA doesn’t rule out health care privitization

Red Deer Regional Hospital was not considered a priority on Alberta Health Services’ 2017 Multi-Year Health Facility Infrastructure Capital Submission, which was released Tuesday. (File photo by Advocate staff)
A recent sign at the emergency department at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre showed an estimated 12-hour wait. (Contributed)

Red Deer hospital expansion not a priority for AHS

AHS releases infrastucture priorities

A recent sign at the emergency department at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre showed an estimated 12-hour wait. (Contributed)
Graham Barclay (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Father says his suicidal daughter got no help from Red Deer hospital

Graham Barclay intends to make a formal complaint

Graham Barclay (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Public and doctors determined to see expansion at Red Deer hospital

Public and doctors determined to see expansion at Red Deer hospital

Hundreds show support for more services and beds

Public and doctors determined to see expansion at Red Deer hospital
Family speaks out for more cardiac care

Family speaks out for more cardiac care

Campaign for Red Deer cath lab continues

Family speaks out for more cardiac care
Psychic and best-selling author Colette Baron-Reid (Photo contributed)

Tickets on sale for psychic, author Colette Baron-Reid event on July 14

Friends of Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre raising funds for patient care

Psychic and best-selling author Colette Baron-Reid (Photo contributed)