Albertans urged to be safe as possible on ATVs

Friday, July 12, 2019

Province-wide – Summer weather brings people out to explore the backcountry, and Alberta Health Serv... Read more

Simple precautions can reduce the risk of hantavirus

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Albertans are reminded to take simple steps to protect themselves from hantavirus... Read more

Online directory provides continuing care facility information

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Albertans now have the ability to explore and learn more about continuing care facilities across the... Read more

Wellness tips now available through Alexa & Google Home

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Making daily wellness tips available through Alexa and Google Home... Read more

Donation funds specialized pediatric emergency care pod

Friday, May 31, 2019

New South Health Campus space funded by donation to Calgary Health Trust... Read more

Public invited to celebrate Paramedic Services Week

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Alberta - National Paramedic Services Week (May 26-June 1) honours the Emergency Medical Services (E... Read more

AHS notifying individuals of potential tuberculosis exposure

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

CALGARY - Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying 200 individuals that they may have been exposed... Read more

AHS to celebrate STOP Clean Your Hands Day 2019

Friday, May 3, 2019

National campaign raises awareness of the importance of hand hygiene... Read more

AHS hosts free screening of organ donation documentary

Monday, April 8, 2019

Alberta Health Services invites the public to a free screening of the CBC documentary Vital Bonds... Read more

Albertans invited to learn how to live well with cancer

Friday, March 22, 2019

AHS and Wellspring Calgary are inviting people living with cancer and healthcare professionals to at... Read more

Upgrades enhance local adolescent mental health spaces

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

A brighter environment will greet youth and their families receiving care in two local adolescent me... Read more

Public invited to share views about local healthcare delivery

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Local and area residents are invited to attend a meeting of the David Thompson Health Advisory Counc... Read more

AHS notifying individuals of potential tuberculosis exposure

Thursday, February 28, 2019

AHS mailed notification letters to individuals potentially exposed to a confirmed case of tuberculos... Read more

Confirmed hepatitis A case prompts public alert in Nanton

Friday, January 25, 2019

AHS has confirmed a case of hepatitis A in an individual who, while infectious, participated in prep... Read more

Volunteers sought for health, provincial advisory councils

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Recruiting new volunteer members to Health Advisory Councils across Alberta... Read more

Continued vigilance encouraged for M. chimaera infection in open heart patients

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying physicians to consider exposure to M. chimaera bacteria a... Read more

Collective agreement reached with AUPE Auxiliary Nursing

Friday, December 14, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has ratified a three-year collective agreement with the Alb... Read more

New advisory council to focus on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is launching a new Provincial Advisory Council early next year that wi... Read more

AHS accepting toys as payment for parking tickets

Monday, December 10, 2018

Calgary - Toys for Tickets campaign runs until December 21.... Read more

Renderings of child youth mental health centre unveiled

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Architectural renderings were unveiled today of a new centre for child and adolescent mental health... Read more

New smartphone application supports cancer patients

Thursday, November 29, 2018

A free smartphone application is now available to support cancer patients and their families through... Read more

Alberta breast cancer patients experiencing improved care

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

AHS initiative reduces wait time for treatment, increases same-day mastectomies.... Read more

Flu clinic info now on Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

EDMONTON – Up-to-date Alberta Health Services (AHS) influenza immunization clinic information is now... Read more

Sick or treat? Let your costume be the only scary thing

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

With Halloween one day away this time of year can be spooky but influenza can be really scary.... Read more

Inappropriate access incidents prompt patient notifications

Friday, October 26, 2018

CALGARY – Following the conclusion of a privacy investigation, AHS is notifying 178 Albertans that t... Read more

AHS influenza immunization program begins Monday

Friday, October 12, 2018

Starting Oct. 15 Albertans have the opportunity to protect themselves and others against influenza t... Read more

AHS seeks new members for Wisdom Council

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Alberta Health Services is currently seeking Indigenous Albertans to become members of the Wisdom Co... Read more

Albertans invited to learn about dementia, supports - Calgary

Monday, September 17, 2018

CALGARY — Albertans and their families can learn about dementia and how Alberta Health Services (AHS... Read more

Virtual reality for wound care patients a Canadian first

Thursday, August 30, 2018

CALGARY – Patients undergoing wound care procedures at the Rockyview General Hospital are now using ... Read more

Provincial lab announces first CEO and official name

Thursday, July 26, 2018

EDMONTON – The Board of Alberta Health Services (AHS) has appointed Craig Ivany as CEO of Alberta’s ... Read more

Construction to begin in lobby of Didsbury District Health Services

Friday, July 13, 2018

DIDSBURY – Patients, staff and the public will be required to use a temporary main entrance to Didsb... Read more

Albertans reminded to protect themselves from West Nile virus infection

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to take precautions necessary to prot... Read more

Practice summer safety during the Calgary Stampede

Thursday, July 5, 2018

CALGARY – Emergency Medical Services (EMS) with Alberta Health Services reminds residents and visito... Read more

Ground breaks on Vulcan hospital expansion

Friday, June 29, 2018

VULCAN — Alberta Health Services and the Vulcan County Health and Wellness Foundation broke ground o... Read more

Albertans reminded about summer ATV safety

Friday, June 29, 2018

Ahead of the Canada Day long weekend and National Injury Prevention Day on July 5, Alberta Health Se... Read more

Alberta Health Services warns public about text scam

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is warning the public about a text scam involving the use of the organ... Read more

New online tool to help Albertans understand health system

Monday, June 11, 2018

CALGARY — The first module of Healthcare 101 – a new online information series – is now available to... Read more

AHS ranked among best in world for integration of care

Friday, June 8, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has been identified as being one of the top five most integ... Read more

Alberta Health Services celebrates World No Tobacco Day

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is raising awareness about the health risks associated with smoking du... Read more

New centre will offer expanded mental health services for children and adolescents

Friday, May 25, 2018

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is partnering with the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundatio... Read more

ATV users urged to drive sober, safely this long weekend

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Albertans planning to ride their all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) over the Victoria Day long weekend are ... Read more

AHS can help Albertans diagnose and manage asthma

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

CALGARY — Today is World Asthma Day and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Calgarians that r... Read more

Albertans reminded to cook shellfish to reduce risk of illness

Monday, April 16, 2018

EDMONTON – Nine cases of gastro-intestinal illness (seven in Edmonton and two in Calgary) potentiall... Read more

AHS co-hosts provincewide bladder cancer education event

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

CALGARY — Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Bladder Cancer Canada are inviting bladder cancer patien... Read more

AHS co-hosts provincewide bladder cancer education event

Monday, March 26, 2018

CALGARY — Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Bladder Cancer Canada are inviting bladder cancer patien... Read more

AHS encourages Albertans to catch some ZZZs

Friday, March 16, 2018

Today, Alberta Health Services marks World Sleep Day, an internationally recognized event designed t... Read more

Provincewide effort lessens patient impact of ICU delirium

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Frontline staff in intensive care units (ICUs) around the world are today paying special attention t... Read more

Estimated emergency wait times now on Amazon’s Alexa

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

CALGARY — Estimated emergency department wait times and the latest Alberta Health Services (AHS) new... Read more

Alberta Health Services wins three top employer awards

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) continues to garner recognition as one of the best places t... Read more

Alberta Health Services reaches agreement with nurses

Friday, February 16, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has ratified a three-year collective agreement with United ... Read more

Calgarians reminded to enjoy winter sports safely

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

CALGARY – With the Family Day long weekend approaching, Alberta Health Services (AHS) reminds Calgar... Read more

AHS launches new opioid awareness campaign

Monday, January 29, 2018

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is launching a new province-wide opioid awareness campaign, including ... Read more

Albertans urged to check naloxone kits

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Albertans in possession of naloxone kits are being asked to check the contents to ensure they contai... Read more

Confirmed hepatitis A case prompts public alert in Okotoks

Saturday, December 30, 2017

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a case of hepatitis A in a food handler workin... Read more

Enhanced Pregnancy and Infant Loss Program

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thanks to the generosity of numerous donors, the program has been improved to bring together existin... Read more

New advisory council to focus on seniors, continuing care

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The council includes 15 people from across the province who have personal interactions with continui... Read more

Spread joy, not germs: stay healthy this holiday season

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

'Tis the season of celebratory gatherings and – unfortunately – the spread of seasonal illnesses and... Read more

Calgarians reminded to enjoy winter activities safely

Thursday, November 30, 2017

During the winter months, multiple children are brought to the ACH emergency department with injurie... Read more

Online patient feedback portal outage from Nov. 9 to 14

Friday, November 17, 2017

Alberta Health Services (AHS) online patient feedback portal experienced an outage from November 9 t... Read more

Make a pledge for Change Day Alberta

Monday, November 6, 2017

Join the international movement to spark positive change for health... Read more

Alberta Health Services named one of Canada’s Top Employers

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has been recognized as one of the best places to work in Ca... Read more

First weekly data report posted for 2017-18 influenza season

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Alberta Health Services (AHS) today posted the first weekly data update for the 2017-18 influenza se... Read more

AHS influenza immunization program begins Monday - Calgary Zone

Friday, October 20, 2017

CALGARY – Starting Monday (Oct. 23), Albertans have the opportunity to protect themselves and others... Read more

Elective surgeries rescheduled due to urgent equipment replacement at Rockyview General Hospital

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

CALGARY – Due to the need for an urgent equipment repair and upgrade in the sterile medical device a... Read more

AHS EMS to use canine comfort to help protect paramedics

Monday, October 16, 2017

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services Emergency Medical Services (AHS EMS) is enlisting some four-legged... Read more

AHS notifying daycare attendees and staff of TB exposure

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

CALGARY – Today, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying families whose children attend a Calgary... Read more

Website helps parents manage childhood illness, injury

Thursday, September 7, 2017

CALGARY – With the new school year upon us, Alberta Health Services (AHS) would like to remind paren... Read more

Advisory council to focus on seniors and continuing care

Thursday, September 7, 2017

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is recruiting volunteer members for its new Provincial Advis... Read more

Sodium bicarbonate drug shortage update

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Dr. Francois Belanger, Vice President, Quality and Chief Medical Officer, provided the following upd... Read more

Sodium bicarbonate drug shortage mitigation

Saturday, June 17, 2017

EDMONTON — Alberta Health Services (AHS) is taking steps to minimize patient impacts from a shortage... Read more

Reduce the risk of falls from windows and balconies

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

EDMONTON – It’s Child Safety Week and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans of the po... Read more

Albertans urged to be safe as possible on ATVs this summer

Monday, June 5, 2017

It’s Child Safety Week and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding all Albertans to make all-terr... Read more

Simple precautions can reduce risk of hantavirus

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to take simple steps to protect themselves from... Read more

AHS doctor honoured for role in developing MAID process

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

EDMONTON – The Alberta Health Services (AHS) physician who led the development of Alberta’s framewor... Read more

New heliport opens, improving access to critical care

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

DIDSBURY – The new heliport at the Didsbury Hospital is now operational after Transport Canada today... Read more

Public invited to attend EMS Fleet Days - Calgary

Friday, May 26, 2017

Events held in conjunction with National Paramedic Services Week, May 28-June 3.... Read more

Albertans encouraged to continue proper cooking of oysters following outbreak conclusion

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

On May 11, the Public Health Agency of Canada declared the outbreak of gastrointestinal illnesses li... Read more

M chimaera infection confirmed - open heart surgery patient

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

EDMONTON - AHS is notifying the public of a confirmed case of M. chimaera infection in an adult open... Read more

Expanded Peter Lougheed Centre NICU to open next month

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

A new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the Peter Lougheed Centre is scheduled to open next mon... Read more

AHS marks National Organ, Tissue Donor Awareness Week

Monday, April 24, 2017

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is honouring organ and tissue donors and their families who have given... Read more

Calgary Health Trust announces new CEO

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Dr. Chris Eagle takes helm; Trust remains focused on building healthcare excellence... Read more

AHS EMS launches Facebook account

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services’ Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is launching a new Facebook page... Read more

Airdrie Urgent Care open 24/7 starting next week

Monday, March 27, 2017

Airdrie Urgent Care will deliver healthcare services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, starting Apr... Read more

Albertans urged to properly cook oysters to reduce ongoing risk of gastrointestinal illness

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Alberta Health Services (AHS), together with provincial and federal partners, continue to investigat... Read more

Alberta's stroke teams slash time to diagnose, treat patients

Monday, March 6, 2017

Provincewide improvement initiative reduces average 'door-to-needle' time by half.... Read more

Gene therapy used to treat Fabry disease – a world first

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Calgary patient with rare inherited condition receives transplant of altered stem cells.... Read more

Alberta cancer incidence, mortality rates trend downwards

Friday, February 3, 2017

CALGARY – The rate at which Albertans are dying from cancer continues to decrease, according to newl... Read more

AHS promotes National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Monday, January 30, 2017

CALGARY – National Eating Disorders Awareness Week runs Feb. 1 to 7, and Alberta Health Services (AH... Read more

Albertans reminded to cook shellfish to reduce risk of illness

Friday, January 20, 2017

EDMONTON – Ten cases of gastrointestinal illness potentially linked to consumption of raw oysters ar... Read more

Tips to help children, teens enjoy winter activities safely

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

CALGARY - With the holiday season upon us, Alberta Health Services (AHS) would like to remind Calgar... Read more

Patient care, quality drives Calgary EMS dispatch model

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) and The City of Calgary have reached an agreement in princip... Read more

Public invited to participate in online healthcare discussions - Calgary

Friday, December 23, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS), in partnership with Alberta Health, is initiating conversat... Read more

Extremely low risk of exposure to bacteria through open heart surgery identified

Thursday, December 1, 2016

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying about 11,500 former open-heart surgery patient... Read more

Workshop provides tools to manage pediatric pain

Thursday, November 24, 2016

CALGARY – Parents of children and teens who may be facing challenges with managing pain can learn va... Read more

AHS promotes National Addictions Awareness Week - Calgary Zone

Thursday, November 10, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is helping Albertans prevent addiction and substance abuse b... Read more

AHS launches second annual backpack drive

Thursday, November 3, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) staff and their partners who work with Calgary’s homeless po... Read more

Influenza immunization program begins Monday

Friday, October 21, 2016

Starting Monday (October 24), Albertans will have the opportunity to protect themselves and others a... Read more

AHS recruits 10 new members to Prairie Mountain HAC

Monday, October 17, 2016

AHS recruits 10 new members to Prairie Mountain HAC... Read more

AHS notifying daycare attendees, staff of tuberculosis exposure

Monday, October 3, 2016

CALGARY – Today, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying families whose children attend a Calgary... Read more

Public invited to South Calgary Wellness Fair Saturday

Friday, September 30, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites you to attend the South Calgary Wellness Fair on Sat... Read more

Provincewide study looks at ways to keep seniors healthier

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Researchers weigh impacts of personalized education and covering costs of medications.... Read more

AHS offers free workshop to help manage headaches

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Gain a better understanding of headache assessment and management.... Read more

Inappropriate access investigation prompts patient notification

Monday, September 26, 2016

EDMONTON – Following the conclusion of a privacy investigation, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is not... Read more

AHS launches Academy for Tobacco Prevention

Thursday, September 22, 2016

New interactive resource another tool to help prevent tobacco use among.... Read more

Parents reminded of September spike in asthma cases

Monday, September 19, 2016

Alberta Health Services (AHS) would like to remind parents of the September spike in pediatric asthm... Read more

Foothills Medical Centre parking lot construction begins

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Important changes to visitor parking locations on site.... Read more

Newly expanded cancer clinic opens in High River

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Cancer patients now have access to a larger space and new treatment areas with the opening of the ne... Read more

Screen Test celebrates 25 years of early cancer detection

Monday, September 19, 2016

CALGARY – Screen Test is celebrating 25 years of mobile mammography services across Alberta, which h... Read more

Website helps parents manage common childhood illnesses and injuries

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A new website is now online that will help parents manage common childhood illnesses and injuries wh... Read more

Study examines potential early benefits of exoskeleton use

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Researchers eye recoveries after prompt mobilization of spinal cord injury patients.... Read more

New device keeps newborns cool en route to intensive care

Monday, July 25, 2016

CALGARY – Newborns in southern Alberta who have been deprived of oxygen at birth and born away from ... Read more

Construction to begin this fall to renovate the Strathmore Hospital

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

STRATHMORE — More than $2.8 million will be invested at the Strathmore Hospital to renovate the Emer... Read more

Albertans reminded to protect themselves from West Nile virus infection

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to take precautions necessary to protect themse... Read more

Heat safety: simple tips to keep in mind this summer

Monday, June 20, 2016

It’s the first day of summer and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to keep heat s... Read more

Public invited to PLC Wellness Jubilee this Saturday

Thursday, June 16, 2016

CALGARY – People of all ages can learn more about health and social services available in their comm... Read more

Warm weather increases risk of kids falling from windows

Monday, June 13, 2016

CALGARY — With warmer weather here and long summer days approaching, Alberta Health Services (AHS) w... Read more

Calgary leads stem-cell cure for kids with sickle cell anemia

Monday, June 6, 2016

CALGARY — Alberta Children's Hospital here is believed to be the only pediatric centre in the world ... Read more

Board names Dr. Verna Yiu as AHS President and CEO

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Alberta Health Services Board has named Dr. Verna Yiu the organization’s new President and CEO, ... Read more

Dementia advice now offered provincially through Health Link

Monday, May 30, 2016

Specialized service expands to support patients, caregivers in Edmonton and Calgary Zones.... Read more

New website helps Albertans say thanks for care received

Friday, May 20, 2016

CALGARY – A new website launched today by Alberta Health Services (AHS) responds to ongoing requests... Read more

Public invited to attend EMS Fleet Days

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

CALGARY – National Paramedic Services Week (May 22-28) honours the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) ... Read more

Pioneering neurosurgery helps babies with hydrocephalus

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary is the only centre in Western Canada that offers an... Read more

Here's your chance to be heard

Friday, May 13, 2016

AHS now recruiting for advisory council volunteers to share information, gather public viewpoints.... Read more

Localized pertussis outbreak in Calgary Zone school

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has declared an outbreak of whooping cough (pertussis) at Wa... Read more

Study tests predictor for onset of hypertension in pregnancy

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

CALGARY – Researchers in Calgary are hoping a new study will help them predict which first-time moms... Read more

AHS Health Advisory Councils recruiting new members

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

CALGARY - Alberta Health Services (AHS) is now recruiting volunteer members for each of its 12 Healt... Read more

Event showcases continuing care services and supports

Monday, April 18, 2016

Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health are hosting public expositions in Calgary and Edmonton t... Read more

New simulator an eye-opening experience for residents

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

CALGARY – An eye surgery simulator is allowing local ophthalmology residents to practise performing ... Read more

AHS EMS launches new Twitter account

Monday, April 4, 2016

CALGARY – Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is joining Alberta Health Services’ (AHS) growing Twitter... Read more

Robotic device maps sense deficits in young stroke patients

Monday, April 4, 2016

Robotic device maps sense deficits in young stroke patients.... Read more

Public invited to Elbow River Healing Lodge 10th anniversary

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The public is invited to the 10th anniversary celebration of the Elbow River Healing Lodge.... Read more

Exercise linked to longer survival in prostate cancer patients

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

CALGARY — Men with prostate cancer who are physically active survive longer than men who are inactiv... Read more

Asthma research gives electronic care guide to family docs

Monday, March 21, 2016

CALGARY — Children with asthma could soon be breathing easier thanks to new research that promises t... Read more

Research could help young cancer survivors sleep easier

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

CALGARY — It’s a bitter irony that many kids with cancer who have overcome their illnesses are then ... Read more

Study examines link between heart rate, onset of illness

Monday, March 14, 2016

CALGARY – In a North American first, researchers at Rockyview General Hospital are using technology ... Read more

Chumir health centre launches first Give Back Campaign

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

AHS facility collects shoeboxes filled with art supplies for children in need.... Read more

Study shows almost half of cancers are preventable

Thursday, February 4, 2016

About 45 per cent of cancer cases in Alberta are linked to a handful of modifiable factors, accordin... Read more

Precautions advised to reduce risk of exposure to E. coli

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is currently investigating an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 ca... Read more

AHS expands access to take-home naloxone kits

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

29 walk-in clinics now able to prescribe drug, offer training to fentanyl users... Read more

Influenza data prompts immunization reminder

Thursday, January 14, 2016

EDMONTON – Following confirmation of five deaths in individuals with influenza and a significant wee... Read more

New ED pain program debuts at ACH

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Program aims to add to a child’s comfort, reduce pain while receiving care in the ED.... Read more

Spread joy, not germs: stay healthy this holiday season

Thursday, December 10, 2015

'Tis the season of celebratory gatherings, and – unfortunately - the spread of seasonal illnesses an... Read more

Dr. Verna Yiu appointed interim President and CEO

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Linda Hughes, Chair of the Alberta Health Services Board, announced today the appointment of Dr. Ver... Read more

Pilot study weighs lung cancer screening for early detection - Calgary Release

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Researchers in Calgary and Edmonton have launched a lung cancer screening study to determine the bes... Read more

More than $300,000 invested in Disbury health care

Monday, November 23, 2015

$300,000 nurse call system has been installed at the Didsbury District Health Services building that... Read more

Breast reconstruction patients having quicker recoveries

Monday, November 16, 2015

Many Calgary women undergoing mastectomy and breast reconstruction are leaving hospital sooner with ... Read more

More than $182,000 invested in local health care

Monday, November 16, 2015

More than $182,000 in repairs and upgrades have been completed in the last year at the Canmore Gener... Read more

Foothills helipad to be named after STARS founder

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

CALGARY -The heliport at Foothills Medical Centre (FMC) will be officially named the Dr. Gregory Pow... Read more

Redeveloped Vascular Centre of Excellence opens today

Monday, November 9, 2015

New facility offers comprehensive care for patients with circulatory system disorders.... Read more

More than $400,000 invested in local health care

Monday, November 9, 2015

BLACK DIAMOND — A $400,000 nurse call system was recently installed at the Black Diamond Oilfields G... Read more

Alberta invention gives preterm babies best possible start

Monday, November 2, 2015

CALGARY – In a North American first, researchers at Foothills Medical Centre have developed a device... Read more

Exercise program shown to decrease use of health services

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

CALGARY– Calgarians participating in an Alberta Health Services (AHS) supervised exercise program ar... Read more

Alberta’s influenza immunization program begins Oct. 20

Monday, October 19, 2015

CALGARY – Starting tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 20, Albertans will have the opportunity to protect themse... Read more

AHS researcher leads national study on nephrotic syndrome

Thursday, October 15, 2015

CALGARY – A researcher at Alberta Children’s Hospital is spearheading a national study aimed at iden... Read more

Jaundice screening program cuts readmissions, heel pokes

Thursday, October 8, 2015

CALGARY – Fewer newborns in Calgary are being readmitted to hospital for concerns over jaundice, tha... Read more

AHS expands program that aims to prevent self-harm

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

COCHRANE — An Alberta Health Services (AHS) program designed to help communities prevent self-harm a... Read more

AHS expands program that aims to prevent self-harm

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

CALGARY — An Alberta Health Services (AHS) program designed to help communities prevent self-harm an... Read more

Mental Health outreach workers launch backpack drive

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) staff who work with Calgary’s homeless men, women and vetera... Read more

Albertans encouraged to cook shellfish to reduce risk of illness

Friday, August 14, 2015

CALGARY – As investigation into 19 cases of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection in Alberta continues, ... Read more

Join EMS for one of the busiest rides of the Stampede

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

AHS invites the public to join a virtual ride-along during one of EMS’ busiest nights of the year.... Read more

Calgary researchers advancing the study of vasculitis in kids

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

In extremely rare diagnosis, doctor finds Takayasu’s arteritis in Airdrie boy.... Read more

New website helps Calgary-area patients Find a Doctor

Monday, June 29, 2015

More than 239 family doctors taking patients in Calgary area.... Read more

Albertans urged to protect themselves from West Nile virus infection

Friday, June 26, 2015

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to take precautions necessary to prot... Read more

Airdrie Urgent Care adds more treatment spaces

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Construction to begin this summer to improve patient flow.... Read more

AHS continues to put patients first with new strategy

Monday, June 8, 2015

CALGARY – Patients and families must be welcomed partners within their health care teams, and be eng... Read more

Albertans dialled into Health Link’s change of number

Thursday, June 4, 2015

More than 60 per cent of callers used 811 just three days after its launch.... Read more

Researchers look to genetics to try to understand fainting

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

CALGARY — Calgary researchers are looking for people who faint to participate in a study that’s tryi... Read more

Accessing trusted health advice now as easy as 8-1-1

Monday, June 1, 2015

Alberta Health Services introduces new telephone number for Health Link.... Read more

Online forum supports women with gynecological cancers

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Women in Alberta recovering from gynecological cancers can now discuss their concerns, securely and ... Read more

ATV safety urged ahead of long weekend

Thursday, May 14, 2015

As Albertans gear up for the May long weekend, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding all reside... Read more

Quadriplegic man breathes easier with new pacing device

Monday, April 20, 2015

In an Alberta first, surgical implant provides daytime freedom from ventilator.... Read more

Albertans reminded of simple precautions to reduce risk of Hantavirus

Monday, April 13, 2015

As spring cleaning season begins, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to take simpl... Read more

New heart attack test could improve care, decongest EDs

Monday, March 23, 2015

CALGARY – A new research study underway in the emergency department at Foothills Medical Centre show... Read more

New investments will improve access to health care

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Government is taking action to improve access to health care for Albertans.... Read more

Researchers examine cluster of PMMA-related deaths

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Multi-pronged approach to public awareness credited for managing outbreak.... Read more

Robots comfort patients at Alberta Children's Hospital

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

CALGARY – Four childlike robots are being used to comfort young patients during stressful medical pr... Read more

Local pharmacies a key ally in reducing vascular disease

Monday, January 19, 2015

New provincial strategy boosts access, screening, treatment for patients at risk.... Read more

New study looks at brain activity in teens with autism

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

CALGARY — Researchers at Alberta Children’s Hospital hope to shed light on how adolescents and young... Read more

New online workshops for managing chronic disease

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Better Choices, Better Health-Online now available electronically.... Read more

Program helps cancer patients overcome severe distress

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Alberta pioneers a global standard of care that’s improving overall well-being.... Read more

Researchers ramp up study looking at exercise, diabetes

Monday, January 5, 2015

CALGARY — Local researchers are seeking individuals with Type 2 diabetes and a desire to get into be... Read more