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November 1, 2018

Alberta formalizes relationship with physicians – Proposed legislation would formalize government’s long-standing relationship with the Alberta Medical Association (AMA).

October 30, 2018

More safety and transparency for patients – The provincial government is working to protect Albertans from sexual misconduct and abuse from regulated health professionals by introducing a bill that increases survivor supports and requires more transparency for regulatory colleges.

October 3, 2018

Improved care for brain patients one step closer – The Government of Alberta is helping to advance the development of a new neurosciences intensive care unit (neuro ICU) at the University of Alberta Hospital.

October 1, 2018

Public flu vaccine clinics open October 15 – The influenza vaccine will be provided, free of charge, to Albertans six months of age and older at locations around the province, beginning in two weeks.


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