Praise for Red Deer hospital

Alberta’s health system gets more than its fair share of scrutiny these days. That’s why it’s important to recognize the times when things go right in the system.

Alberta’s health system gets more than its fair share of scrutiny these days. That’s why it’s important to recognize the times when things go right in the system.

Over the August long weekend, my family was in the Red Deer area for a baseball tournament. My 19-month-old son had some breathing problems, and wound up admitted to the pediatrics ward at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre.

We can’t say enough about the quality of care our son received. From doctors and nurses to housekeeping workers, the team members went above and beyond to make the best of a bad situation.

Thanks to everyone at the Red Deer hospital for their patience, compassion and competence.

David MacLean

Edmonton

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