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Colposcopy Outpatient Clinic
Women's Health Ambulatory Care, Foothills Medical Centre


Service Description / Contact Information

Prior to Your Appointment

We encourage you to watch the video below, A Patients Guide to Colposcopy, and learn more about Cervical Cancer Screening at Screening for Life.

Day of Your Appointment

  • Remember to bring your Alberta Healthcare card and a valid piece of photo ID.
  • We suggest that you to eat prior to coming to your clinic appointment.
  • You may find it helpful to take Ibuprofen (Advil®, Motrin®) or Tylenol® prior to your appointment (provided that you do not have sensitivities to these medications).
  • You can still have a colposcopy if you are having your period.

Parking Information

Drop off location in front of the Women’s Health Centre is area J. The nearest public parking pay lot to the Women’s Health Centre is the East lot. A ticket can be purchased in the pay lot or at the entrance to the buildings.

Finding Us

When coming onto the Foothills Medical Campus from the East Entrance, turn on to 29th Street NW and then into the Emergency Entrance. The Women’s Health Centre is to your immediate left.

When coming onto the Foothills Medical Campus from the West Entrance located just off 16th Ave NW, exit onto West Campus Boulevard and follow Hospital Drive. The Women’s Health Centre will be to your right (just past the McCaig Tower and University of Calgary Medical Clinics).

Going Home

You should be able to drive your car and resume normal activities after the procedure.

At Home

Read the following patient care handout:

If you have any questions or concerns call the clinic, after hours dial 811 for Health Link.