Renovation of local emergency department progresses

Friday, December 22, 2017

As construction continues on a new ambulance bay and expanded emergency department at the Wainwright... 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

Construction begins on new heliport at local hospital

Thursday, December 21, 2017

The heliport is being built on land at the back of the hospital, as an elevated platform approximate... 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

Possible lapse in cleaning and disinfection procedures at Regional Fertility and Women's Endocrine Clinic

Thursday, December 14, 2017

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services has today started to notify 141 patients of the Fertility Clinic ... Read more

Pertussis Outbreak declared over in South Zone

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

LETHBRIDGE – Pertussis disease activity in the South Zone of Alberta Health Services has decreased t... Read more

AHS and Olds Grizzlys team up to shut-out influenza

Monday, December 11, 2017

OLDS – Influenza is in Alberta and it's serious. Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the Olds Grizzlys... Read more

EMS honours boy, 6, for quick action after mother collapses

Monday, December 11, 2017

EDMONTON — Alberta Health Services Emergency Medical Services (AHS EMS) officials are commending a s... Read more

Simulation training suite opens in Fort Saskatchewan

Thursday, December 7, 2017

'Readiness centre' a first among community hospitals in northern Alberta... Read more

Residents invited to take part in mental wellness workshops

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Local residents are invited to attend a new series of mental wellness workshops designed to improve ... 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

Phase 1 of Stollery critical care expansion to open Dec. 12

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

EDMONTON – Critically ill pediatric cardiac patients and their families from Alberta and across West... 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

Capsule research paves way for simpler C. difficile treatment

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

EDMONTON - An Alberta-led clinical trial has shown Fecal Microbiota Transplant is as effective in tr... Read more

Glenrose expands use of exoskeleton robot therapy

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

EDMONTON — Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital is expanding the use of a wearable robot that enables a ... Read more

Public invited to meeting of local Health Advisory Council

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Local and area residents are invited to share their thoughts on local healthcare delivery and servic... Read more

AHS notifying daycare attendees and staff of Tuberculosis exposure

Monday, November 20, 2017

FORT MCMURRAY - Today, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying families whose children attend a F... 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

Gamma Knife suite opens at University of Alberta Hospital

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

EDMONTON – Albertans now have improved access to painless, scalpel-free brain surgery for certain co... Read more

Gamma Knife suite opens at University of Alberta Hospital

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

EDMONTON – Media are invited to learn how Albertans now have access to painless, scalpel-free brain ... 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

New program supports people experiencing family violence

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

RED DEER – Emergency department patients now have access to 24-hour family violence crisis intervent... Read more

AHS influenza immunization program begins Monday - South Zone

Friday, October 20, 2017

SOUTH ZONE – Starting Monday (Oct. 23), Albertans have the opportunity to protect themselves and oth... Read more

AHS influenza immunization program begins Monday - Central Zone

Friday, October 20, 2017

RED DEER – Starting Monday (Oct. 23), Albertans have the opportunity to protect themselves and other... 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

AHS influenza immunization program begins Monday - North Zone

Friday, October 20, 2017

NORTH ZONE – Starting Monday (Oct. 23), Albertans have the opportunity to protect themselves and oth... Read more

AHS influenza immunization program begins Monday - Edmonton Zone

Friday, October 20, 2017

EDMONTON – Starting Monday (Oct. 23), Albertans have the opportunity to protect themselves and other... 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

Influenza immunizations available at Flu-Lapalooza event

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

MEDICINE HAT – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is ensuring residents have ample opportunity to get the... Read more

Project Connect supports local residents in need

Monday, October 16, 2017

MEDICINE HAT – Local residents in need can access support from community services and receive a free... Read more

AHS notifying individuals of potential tuberculosis exposure

Monday, October 16, 2017

EDMONTON - Alberta Health Services (AHS) has today notified 323 individuals potentially exposed to 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

New local EMS station streamlines service

Thursday, October 12, 2017

WABASCA-DESMARAIS – A new local Emergency Medical Services (EMS) station is now open and operational... Read more

Mazankowski offers minimally invasive heart surgery

Thursday, October 12, 2017

EDMONTON – The Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute is now home to a minimally invasive heart surger... Read more

Influenza immunizations available at Flu-Lapalooza event

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

BASSANO – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is ensuring residents have ample opportunity to get their an... Read more

Upgrades temporarily affect outpatient lab hours at QEII

Friday, October 6, 2017

GRANDE PRAIRIE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding area residents the Queen Elizabeth II (... Read more

AHS marks Mental Illness Awareness Week

Monday, October 2, 2017

ATHABASCA – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is hosting activities to mark this year’s Mental Illness A... Read more

Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 1 – 7, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

SOUTH ZONE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is hosting activities to mark this year’s Mental Illness ... Read more

Electrical upgrades at QEII Hospital temporarily affect outpatient laboratory hours

Friday, September 29, 2017

GRANDE PRAIRIE – The Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Regional Hospital’s outpatient laboratory will be clo... Read more

Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 1 – 7, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

CENTRAL ZONE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is hosting activities to mark this year's Mental Illnes... Read more

Treatment helps kidney failure patients maintain quality of life

Thursday, September 21, 2017

EDMONTON — Alberta Health Services (AHS) is improving the quality of life for patients with advanced... Read more

Third pediatrician recruited to community in past five months

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

FORT McMURRAY — Another new pediatrician has been recruited to practise in Fort McMurray, increasing... 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

Rehabilitation Services moving to new location

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

SYLVAN LAKE – Community Rehabilitation Services will be moving to Cobbs Block Central (108 5015 50th... Read more

Estimated ED wait times in AHS South Zone now online

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

SOUTH ZONE — Real-time estimated emergency department (ED) wait times for Chinook Regional Hospital ... Read more

AHS promotes World Suicide Prevention Day

Friday, September 8, 2017

Reaching out and saving lives across Alberta... Read more

AHS promotes World Suicide Prevention Week

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

NORTH ZONE – September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day, an internationally recognized event de... 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

Cancer patients, survivors invited to free workshops

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

MEDICINE HAT — Albertans whose lives have been touched by cancer are invited to register for two fre... Read more

AHS promotes World Suicide Prevention Day

Friday, September 1, 2017

LLOYDMINSTER – September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day, an internationally recognized event ... Read more

Salmonella outbreak linked to Folk Festival food booth

Friday, September 1, 2017

EDMONTON — Environmental Public Health in Edmonton is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella, linke... Read more

Volunteers bring patient, family voices to the front lines

Thursday, August 24, 2017

RED DEER — A dedicated group of volunteers is improving the patient experience at Red Deer Regional ... Read more

Pertussis immunization booster dose clinics in South Zone

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Clinics ongoing – book your child’s appointment today!... Read more

AHS warns about caller advising breast self-exam

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

EDMONTON/NORTH – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is warning women in the Edmonton area and northern Al... Read more

Pertussis immunization booster dose clinics in South Zone

Monday, August 14, 2017

Clinics begin Monday, August 21 – Children aged 10, 11 and 12 are eligible.... Read more

Opioid dependency advice line boosts care options

Thursday, August 3, 2017

CALGARY – Primary care physicians and nurse practitioners (NPs) caring for patients with opioid depe... Read more

Larger local heliport opens, improving critical care access

Thursday, August 3, 2017

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE – The new and bigger heliport at the Rocky Mountain House Health Centre is now ... Read more

AHS program offers support for grieving individuals

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

DRAYTON VALLEY — Local residents grieving the death of a loved one can learn coping techniques by at... Read more

New local family physician expected to open practice in fall

Thursday, July 27, 2017

TOFIELD – A second full-time physician has been recruited to practise in Tofield following recruitme... Read more

Explore Your Passion for Health in Drayton Valley

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

DRAYTON VALLEY – Local and area residents have an opportunity to learn more about health and wellnes... Read more

Confirmed hepatitis A case prompts public alert in Taber

Friday, July 14, 2017

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a case of hepatitis A in an individual who served food a... Read more

Statement from Dr. Verna Yiu, AHS President and CEO

Monday, June 26, 2017

We have concluded our investigation into the racial slur directed towards a Kainai Board of Educatio... 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

AHS notifying individuals of potential tuberculosis exposure

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

JASPER - Alberta Health Services (AHS) has today notified 37 individuals potentially exposed to a co... Read more

Mumps Outbreaks declared over in South and Edmonton Zones

Monday, June 19, 2017

SOUTH ZONE – Two mumps outbreaks, declared in the South and Edmonton Zones of Alberta Health Service... 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

Sexual Assault Response Team available in South Zone

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Partnership improves co-ordinated sexual assault supports and services.... Read more

New facilities to improve access to urological services

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

EDMONTON - Albertans now have improved access to a full range of urological services, including trea... Read more

Permanent lab collections site opens June 19

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

BROOKS – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is opening the permanent community collections site next week... Read more

Two new family medicine physicians recruited to Slave Lake

Monday, June 12, 2017

Three additional family medicine physicians providing care in town on interim basis.... Read more

Business case moves ahead for expanded neuro ICU

Monday, June 12, 2017

Project the final phase of University Hospital Foundation's Brain Centre Campaign.... Read more

New High Prairie Community Health and Wellness Clinic opens next week

Thursday, June 8, 2017

HIGH PRAIRIE – The High Prairie Community Health and Wellness Clinic is moving into its new building... Read more

Inpatient admissions and emergency service at Tofield Health Centre to resume

Friday, June 9, 2017

Full services resume June 9th at 8 a.m. ... 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

Pertussis outbreak declared in west part of South Zone

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

LETHBRIDGE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has declared an outbreak of whooping cough (pertussis) in... Read more

All surgeries resume as water quality returns to normal

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

MEDICINE HAT — Alberta Health Services (AHS) has resumed all scheduled and elective surgeries at Med... Read more

Tofield - lack of 24-7 physician service prompts temporary reduction of inpatient and emergency services

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Lack of 24-7 physician service prompts temporary reduction of inpatient and emergency service at Tof... 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

Apply to join the Wood Buffalo Health Advisory Council

Friday, June 2, 2017

FORT McMURRAY– Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites members of the public to apply to join the loca... Read more

AHS advisory council recruiting new members

Friday, June 2, 2017

FORT McMURRAY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is recruiting new volunteer members to the Wood Buffal... Read more

EMS unveils Canada’s first mobile air ambulance simulator

Thursday, June 1, 2017

EDMONTON – Canada’s first mobile flight simulation trailer will be integrated into Alberta Health Se... Read more

Foundation funds new Audiology equipment in St. Paul

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

St. PAUL – Residents in and around St. Paul will soon be able to benefit from two pieces of new equi... 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

AHS celebrates World No Tobacco Day

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

RED DEER – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is raising awareness about World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), obs... 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

AHS celebrates World No Tobacco Day

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

PEACE RIVER – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is raising awareness about World No Tobacco Day, observe... Read more

AHS celebrates World No Tobacco Day

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is raising awareness about World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), obs... Read more

UPDATE: AHS identifies additional elective surgeries for postponement at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

MEDICINE HAT – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has assessed scheduled and elective surgeries taking pl... Read more

Public invited to meet world-renowned cancer expert

Friday, May 26, 2017

The public is invited to hear and meet cancer expert Dr. Simon Sutcliffe at the 2nd Annual Wellsprin... Read more

AHS celebrates World No Tobacco Day next week

Friday, May 26, 2017

Alberta Health Services is raising awareness about World No Tobacco Day observed annually on May 31.... Read more

Public invited to attend EMS Fleet Days - Edmonton

Friday, May 26, 2017

National Paramedic Services Week May 28-June 3 honours the Emergency Medical Services profession and... Read more

Public invited to attend EMS Fleet Days - South

Friday, May 26, 2017

National Paramedic Services Week May 28-June 3 honours the Emergency Medical Services profession and... Read more

Public invited to attend EMS Fleet Days - North

Friday, May 26, 2017

National Paramedic Services Week May 28-June 3 honours the Emergency Medical Services profession and... 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

New procedure reduces need for open heart surgery

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Minimally-invasive technique used to bypass blocked arteries, speed recovery.... Read more

Residents invited to attend heliport open house

Thursday, May 18, 2017

FORT McMURRAY — Residents of Fort McMurray and the surrounding Wood Buffalo area are invited to atte... Read more

AHS offers free, safe food handling courses in May, June

Thursday, May 11, 2017

SOUTH ZONE – Individuals or groups planning special community events where food will be served are i... Read more

Central Albertans invited to learn about dementia and supports at Apple Talks event

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

RED DEER—Central Albertans and their families can learn about dementia and how Alberta Health Servic... Read more

Parking lot repaving to begin this week at QEII Hospital

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Residents advised of temporary changes to parking access.... Read more

Students in southwestern Alberta ready to PARTY

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Youth learn about preventable injuries, dangers of impaired and distracted driving.... Read more

AHS notifying individuals of potential tuberculosis exposure, Edmonton Zone

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

EDMONTON - Alberta Health Services (AHS) has today issued notification letters to 51 individuals pot... 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

AHS holds events to mark Mental Health Week, May 1-7 - North Zone

Monday, May 1, 2017

NORTH ZONE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites you to boost your mental health by enjoying some ... Read more

Mental Health Week, May 1 – 7, 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017

CENTRAL ZONE – During Mental Health Awareness Week May 1-7, Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites yo... Read more

Tips to manage stress as wildfire anniversary approaches

Friday, April 28, 2017

FORT McMURRAY – Next week marks the first anniversary of the Fort McMurray wildfire and evacuation, ... Read more

AHS asks: Are you getting enough 'Vitamin N'?

Thursday, April 27, 2017

N is for Nature – and being outdoors is the focus for Mental Health Week May 1-7, South Zone.... 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

AHS celebrates National Volunteer Week, April 24-29

Thursday, April 20, 2017

SOUTH ZONE — Alberta Health Services (AHS) is honouring the thousands of volunteers who play vital r... Read more

AHS offers mealtime assistance training for volunteers

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017... Read more

Local women’s health program recruits additional OB/GYN

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

FORT SASKATCHEWAN — The Women’s Health Program at the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital is improv... Read more

Move into new High Prairie Health Complex accelerated

Thursday, April 6, 2017

HIGH PRAIRIE – The move into the new High Prairie Health Complex has been accelerated due to unexpec... Read more

Workshop helps parents prevent drug use in children, youth

Thursday, April 6, 2017

MEDICINE HAT – Parenting is Prevention is a free Alberta Health Services (AHS) workshop that helps p... Read more

New clinic centralizes addiction, mental health supports

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Access Open Minds streamlines access to services for residents ages 11 to 25.... Read more

Renovation of local emergency department set to begin

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

WAINWRIGHT — Construction of a new ambulance bay and expanded emergency department at the Wainwright... Read more

Newly recruited physicians to set up practice this summer

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Two new arrivals bring total number of doctors recruited in past six months to nine.... Read more

Hospital heliport construction expected to start later this year

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Heliport will offer direct route to emergency department, operating room, ICU.... 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

UAH home to country’s busiest urethral reconstruction program

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

EDMONTON – More than 1,200 male urethral reconstructions have been performed at University of Albert... Read more

Hospital moves patient registration to new wing

Friday, March 31, 2017

Public parking lot east of the Ambulatory Care Building opens Monday.... Read more

Laboratory Services transition completed

Friday, March 31, 2017

Savings of $6.5 million over five years and new lab collection sites opening... Read more

Temporary lab collections site opens April 3, Brooks

Friday, March 24, 2017

BROOKS – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is opening a temporary community collections site next month ... Read more

Increasing mumps cases lead to outbreak expansion

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Scope of outbreak now includes entire Edmonton Zone of Alberta Health Services.... 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

Residents Invited to Meet New Hospital Auxiliary

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

LACOMBE – Residents are invited to an open house to meet the new Auxiliary to the Lacombe Hospital a... Read more

New CT scanner to improve diagnostic imaging at Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Powerful diagnostic tool to provide 1,000 scans per year, reduce travel for patients... Read more

Researcher adds expertise to spinal cord rehab program

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

EDMONTON — A world-class researcher and bioengineer has joined the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital ... Read more

New High Prairie Health Complex to open next month

Monday, March 20, 2017

HIGH PRAIRIE - The new High Prairie Health Complex will open to the public on the week of April 10, ... 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

Seven new physicians recruited to Fort McMurray post-wildfire

Thursday, March 9, 2017

FORT McMURRAY — Residents of Fort McMurray will soon have increased access to pediatrics, psychiatry... Read more

Boyle Healthcare Centre resumes regular service

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Boyle Healthcare Centre is once again fully operational and able to admit patients.... 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

Boyle Healthcare Centre Emergency Department reopens

Friday, March 3, 2017

BOYLE – The Emergency Department at the Boyle Healthcare Centre reopened at 3 p.m. today (Friday, Ma... Read more

Support available for people affected by others’ addiction

Monday, February 27, 2017

GRANDE PRAIRIE – Residents with a friend or family member struggling with addiction are invited to j... 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

AHS program offers support for grieving individuals

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

DRAYTON VALLEY — Local residents grieving the death of a loved one can learn coping techniques by at... Read more

More than $1 million invested in community health centre

Friday, February 10, 2017

VULCAN — More than $1 million has been invested in the Vulcan Community Health Centre.... Read more

EMS commends woman’s quick thinking and actions

Monday, February 6, 2017

Daughter used CPR to save father’s life during a cardiac arrest... 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

Planning for new Beaverlodge health facility moves forward

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Plans are moving ahead for a new health care facility in Beaverlodge, replacing one of the oldest ho... 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

Residents invited to take the Winter Walk Day Challenge

Thursday, January 26, 2017

SWAN HILLS – February 1 is Winter Walk Day in Alberta – and Alberta Health Services is encouraging S... Read more

Residents invited to take the Winter Walk Day Challenge

Thursday, January 26, 2017

GRANDE PRAIRIE – Feb. 1 is Winter Walk Day in Alberta – and Alberta Health Services is encouraging G... Read more

More than $390,000 invested in local healthcare

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Upgrades improve infrastructure at the Daysland Health Centre.... Read more

AHS celebrates 50 years of renal transplant in Edmonton

Thursday, January 26, 2017

EDMONTON – This year, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is celebrating 50 years of kidney transplantatio... Read more

More than $730,000 invested in local healthcare

Monday, January 18, 2016

COALDALE — More than $730,000 has been invested at the Coaldale Health Centre to build a new two-bay... Read more

Workshop teaches teens strategies for coping with anger

Monday, January 23, 2017

MEDICINE HAT – Youth ages 13 to 17 are invited to participate in a free, eight-week Alberta Health S... 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

Respiratory Syncytial Virus data prompts illness reminder

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Due to an increased number of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) outbreaks and positive lab specimens... Read more

Volunteers needed for AHS outdoor beautification projects

Monday, January 16, 2017

LETHBRIDGE – Planning is underway for outdoor beautification projects at a number of health centres ... Read more

Police and Crisis Team to assess mental health on calls

Monday, January 9, 2017

MEDICINE HAT — Individuals who experience mental health, addiction or psychosocial crises and are at... Read more