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August 25, 2015

New official administrator appointed to lead Alberta Health Services – Health Minister Sarah Hoffman has named David Carpenter the Official Administrator of Alberta Health Services, while work continues on a long-term governance plan for the organization.

August 13, 2015

Health Minister issues directive on proposed lab services – Health Minister Sarah Hoffman has directed Alberta Health Services to take no further steps in expanding the level of laboratory services delivered by private entities at this time.

July 23, 2015

Health Minister responds to Protection for Persons in Care decisions – Minister Sarah Hoffman's statement on the release of decisions related to reports of mistreatment of three residents at the Kipnes Centre for Veterans in late 2014 and early 2015.

July 8, 2015

Calgary Cancer Centre gets green light – A new cancer centre will be built at the Foothills Medical Centre campus

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

  • Carolyn Ziegler, Media Relations, 780-415-2496
  • Timothy Wilson, Ministry Press Secretary, 780-638-9503

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