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April 25, 2017

Upgrades at Canmore Hospital improve patient care – Upgrades totalling $1.8 million are underway at the Canmore General Hospital, benefiting both patients and staff.

April 10, 2017

New Red Deer operating rooms help babies thrive – Two new dedicated obstetrical operating rooms and a recovery area at Red Deer Regional Hospital are welcoming the newest Albertans.

April 3, 2017

Misericordia hospital gets new emergency department – A new emergency department is part of a $65-million capital investment in the Misericordia Community Hospital over four years that will improve care for ER patients.

March 20, 2017

$200 million invested in community health care – Budget 2017 is boosting home and community care by $200 million allowing more Albertans to receive care in their homes and remain independent.

March 13, 2017

Protecting Alberta’s voluntary blood donation system – Alberta patients would have secure and reliable access to donated blood when they need it under proposed legislation.


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Media inquiries concerning Alberta's health-care system and the department of Alberta Health can be directed to:

  • Tim Kulak, Assistant Director, 780-415-2496
  • Timothy Wilson, Ministry Press Secretary, 780-638-9503
  • Laura Ehrkamp, Ministry Press Secretary, 780-721-9795

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