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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

July 6, 2015

 Health Minister responds to Auditor General recommendations on mental health

June 18, 2015

Bill 3 restores stability to Alberta’s education, health care and human services, and freezes tuition – The new government has taken steps to ensure Alberta families have the access to the essential services upon which they rely.

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June 15, 2015

Liberal Leader Swann to co-chair mental health review – Premier Rachel Notley and Liberal Leader Dr. David Swann announced that Dr. Swann will co-chair a review of Alberta’s mental health policy, working with Government MLA Danielle Larivee, a registered nurse. 

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

  • Cameron Traynor, Communications Director, 780-427-5344
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