Which Hospital Should Be Replaced?

Which Hospital Should Be Replaced?

11.28.2014
Old and crumbling. Cramped and deficient. Falling to pieces. Such are the words often used to describe the Misericordia Community Hospital,...
Ebola Ruled Out As Patient's Mystery Illness

Ebola Ruled Out As Patient's Mystery Illness

The Canadian Press  11.28.2014
CALGARY - Alberta health officials say a Calgary patient who was feared to have a potentially contagious illness does not have the Ebola...
Unknown Illness Shuts Down Calgary ER

Unknown Illness Shuts Down Calgary ER

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  11.27.2014
CALGARY - A patient with a potentially contagious illness is being treated at a hospital in Calgary, but health officials are cautioning...
Alberta Poiltics: Bananas Over Bed-blockers

Alberta Poiltics: Bananas Over Bed-blockers

11. 3.2014
The reason that these acute care beds are filled is because we have not funded long term beds in Alberta. The long term policies have given...
Shrink Who Molested Patients Denied Appeal

Shrink Who Molested Patients Denied Appeal

The Canadian Press  10.23.2014
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has shut the door on a psychiatrist's request to appeal three convictions for sexually assaulting...
Mandel Slammed In Edmonton-Whitemud Debate

Mandel Slammed In Edmonton-Whitemud Debate

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  10.22.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Health Minister Stephen Mandel caught an earful Wednesday from rival candidates over allowing boutique health-care clinics...
Health Workers Picket For Contract Talks

Health Workers Picket For Contract Talks

The Canadian Press  10.16.2014
RED DEER, Alta. - Health-care workers set up information pickets in communities across Alberta to back calls for a new contract.Members...
Albertans Should Not Freak Out About Ebola: Health Boss

Albertans Should Not Freak Out About Ebola: Health Boss

The Canadian Press  10.15.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's chief medical health officer is trying to reassure people that the province is ready to deal with potential cases...
In Hot Water Already..

In Hot Water Already..

The Canadian Press  10.14.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Health Minister Stephen Mandel, accused by the Opposition Wildrose of breaking campaign finance rules, says he is sorry...
How Prentice Plans To Put An End To Overcrowded Hospitals

How Prentice Plans To Put An End To Overcrowded Hospitals

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  10.14.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says the province is embarking on a new plan to get 700 seniors out of overcrowded hospitals and...
Nearly 250 Hospital Records Breached

Nearly 250 Hospital Records Breached

The Canadian Press  10. 7.2014
CALGARY - Alberta Health Services says it has no idea why a hospital employee in Calgary inappropriately accessed the personal health information...
AHS's Plan To Get People Protected, Not Infected

AHS's Plan To Get People Protected, Not Infected

John Cotter, The Canadian Press  10. 2.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta is gearing up for the flu season with an ambitious plan to almost double the number of people who get flu shots.Alberta...
Paralysis Cases Under Investigation For Link To EV-D68

Paralysis Cases Under Investigation For Link To EV-D68

10. 1.2014
Alberta Health Services (AHS) says it's investigating four cases of paralysis in children, but the patients have not been diagnosed...
Province To Review Rural Health Care

Province To Review Rural Health Care

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  09.23.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice ordered a sweeping review Tuesday to fix concerns in rural health care, but opposition members...