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Programs & Services


Neonatal Intensive Care Program (NICU)

Highly specialized units with advanced medical technology which provides comprehensive 24 hour care for critically ill newborns and their families.

The Stollery David Schiff NICU, at the Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre campus, provides surgical care to newborn babies.

The Stollery RAH NICU, located at the Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH) level 2/3 unit that specializes in the care of very premature infants.

The Stollery NICU at the Sturgeon is a level 2 unit that accepts patients >36 weeks gestation.

Newborns in need of stabilization or urgent diagnosis and care within the Edmonton zone and Northern Alberta may be transferred to NICU via the NICU Transport Team (ground or air transport).

Access
Service Providers May Include
child life specialists, lactation consultants, neonatal nurse practitioners, neonatologists, pediatric medicine specialists, registered nurses (RNs), respiratory therapists, social workers, surgery subspecialists
Eligibility

Critical illness, life-threatening conditions. < 28 days of age.

Service Locations