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Improving Access to Community Lab Services

Friday, April 28, 2023 11:14 AM

Alberta Health Services (AHS), along with Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) and DynaLIFE, are working together to address concerns about wait ... More

Providing safe obstetrical care in Lethbridge

Friday, April 28, 2023 10:47 AM

We want to reassure you that women continue to receive safe obstetrical care in Lethbridge and area. ... More

Update: AHS working to find solutions in Sylvan Lake

Monday, February 13, 2023 7:24 AM

Since the summer there have continued to be temporary closures of the Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service, which remain a concern not on... More

Alberta Health Services facilities are open and ready to provide care to Albertans who need it

Friday, July 23, 2021 3:48 PM

Any patient needing emergency care anywhere in Alberta, or needing an acute care bed, will receive the high quality of care you expect from AHS.... More

Sundre Hospital remains important resource

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:18 PM

The Sundre Hospital and Care Centre is an essential service, providing excellent, timely healthcare to residents of Sundre and surrounding areas... More

Obstetrical services discontinued at Lacombe Hospital

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:50 PM

Decision made following lengthy review, based on patient safety.... More

AHS working to make Calgary parking system more convenient

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 2:06 PM

AHS is committed to ensuring our patients get the best care possible when they visit our hospitals and healthcare facilities, and that extends to... More

AHS serves up fresh food in long-term care facilities

Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:26 PM

Recently, it has been suggested that our long-term care facilities do not serve fresh food, particularly at the Willow Creek Continuing Care Cent... More

Fertility clinic will continue to offer insured health services to those who need them

Friday, November 3, 2017 12:50 PM

Alberta Health Services understands the importance of fertility treatments... More

Medicine Hat to benefit from increased continuing care capacity; care in a more appropriate setting.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:30 AM

All Albertans deserve to get timely and effective care in the most appropriate setting.... More

Reducing the risk of exposure to cytotoxic medications

Monday, July 31, 2017 4:46 PM

The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) issued a media release recently about five occupational health and safety complaints they filed ... More

Alberta Hospital Edmonton Transition Unit

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 11:50 AM

In healthcare, there are times when a patient needs to be in a hospital, and there are times when a patient can get the care they need elsewhere.... More

Over $100 million invested in Red Deer Regional Hospital in recent years

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 9:09 AM

Every day, hundreds of central Albertans receive excellent care at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. ... More

Physicians provide excellent on-call care at Northern Lights Regional Health Centre

Thursday, January 5, 2017 1:29 PM

At hospitals across the province, and indeed across Canada, physicians are on-call and ready to respond to urgent or non-urgent cases.... More

Community consultation will help determine future use of Sundre hospital space

Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:11 PM

Alberta Health Services (AHS) will be collaborating with community leaders, local staff, physicians and Sundre residents to explore options... More

New continuing care beds opening in Sundre

Friday, March 11, 2016 12:55 PM

A new continuing care option is coming to Sundre. Capacity is growing by 25 beds.... More

Temporary closure Red Deer Regional Hospital operating rooms

Thursday, March 3, 2016 2:52 PM

Four of nine operating rooms at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre were temporarily closed March 1 following a flooding incident.... More

New South Zone parking meters improve convenience for visitors

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 3:58 PM

Alberta Health Services has recently received several questions about new parking meters recently installed at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital... More

AHS 2015 Multi-Year Facility Infrastructure Capital Submission

Saturday, January 16, 2016 8:12 AM

Every year, AHS sends a Capital Submission list which identifies AHS’s top priority major capital projects and the two largest projects include t... More

Royal Alexandra Hospital Master Plan

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 8:55 AM

The Royal Alexandra Hospital, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital and CapitalCare Norwood and their programs and services - are critical parts of t... More

Clinical Assistants and Clinical/Surgical Assistants

Thursday, October 1, 2015 2:14 PM

Alberta Health Services places great value on the work that Clinical Assistants and Clinical/Surgical Assistants do across the province, each day... More

Precautionary postponements of surgeries (Edmonton)

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 11:20 AM

Postponing surgeries, or any other important medical procedures, is not something we take lightly.... More

Over-capacity triggers

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 4:33 PM

On any given day, hundreds of Albertans are admitted to hospital due to illness or injury.... More

Police Officers in our Emergency Departments

Friday, January 16, 2015 9:37 AM

Our Emergency Departments are there for anybody who needs urgent health care – and that includes people who may require treatment for a mental he... More

How you can help our Emergency Departments

Thursday, December 18, 2014 11:50 AM

The holiday season is a busy time for many Albertans, and our province’s Emergency Departments are no exception.... More

AHS working to address ED capacity challenges

Thursday, December 11, 2014 9:16 AM

The very nature of an emergency department means that it can be a stressful, difficult and challenging place to be - for both our patients, famil... More

Health care planning for today, and the future - Edmonton 2030 plan

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 5:07 PM

Planning for the future is particularly important today, with Alberta – and the Edmonton Zone in particular – facing significant population growt... More

What type of bed is that?

Friday, October 24, 2014 8:57 AM

Every patient’s needs are different, and that is why health care systems have different levels of care and treatment for a variety of patients, t... More

Capacity challenges at Stollery Children’s Hospital

Friday, October 24, 2014 8:54 AM

When our frontline staff advocate for their patients – and their hospital – we take those concerns seriously.... More

Hospital visitors

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 2:33 PM

Every day, Albertans trust us to care for them and ensure they are looked after while they are in our hospitals and health care facilities.... More

Rockyview General Hospital (audio)

Monday, October 6, 2014 10:09 AM

On two days in late September, we experienced significant capacity challenges at the Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary....... More

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) capacity

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 1:45 PM

We have recently experienced capacity issues at both Alberta Children’s Hospital and Stollery Children’s Hospital, particularly in our pediatric ... More

Strathcona Community Hospital

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 1:43 PM

Is it a hospital, or isn’t it – that’s the question many people in Sherwood Park have asked since the opening of their new health care facility... More