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Tag Archives: Cold Lake Hospital

Healthcare workers walk out in Cold Lake and Lakeland

Healthcare workers across the Lakeland have walked out of hospitals in a wildcat strike against budget cuts and talks of privatizing areas of care from the provincial UCP government, with the message that they’re fighting for their jobs. Some staff in Cold Lake stationed a picket line outside of the …

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Local officials worried about the future of ER in Cold Lake

The City of Cold Lake and the Municipal District of Bonnyville are concerned that the community could lose important medical services due to doctor shortages at the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre. Elected officials in the area have heard from front-line healthcare workers that the number of doctors at the Cold …

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Special mattress donated to long term care

Image provided: Cold Lake Hospital Auxiliary (left) and Cold Lake Medical Development Fund Society (right). Patients in long term care were treated to a special donation in late June, reports Alberta Health Services North Zone senior communications advisor, Amy Crofts. “Alberta Health Services would like to thank the Cold Lake …

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New family physician now practising in Cold Lake

Local residents have increased access to primary care with the arrival of a new family physician now practising in the community. Dr. Christian Igboamalu, also known as Dr. Chris, is a family medicine physician with a sub-specialty in high-risk obstetrics. He works out of the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre. “It’s …

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Copeland: Invest in Health Care

The mayor urges the Province to make Cold Lake Hospital the regional health care hub for the Lakeland area. Mayor of Cold Lake, Craig Copeland, says it’s time for the Province to pay attention to the needs of Northeastern Alberta. After having a look through the Provincial Budget, the mayor …

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Disturbance at Cold Lake Hospital

On December 14th, at 12:30 am, the Cold Lake RCMP Detachment received a call regarding a disturbance at the Cold Lake hospital. Sgt Troy Hadland of the Cold Lake Detachment explains the situation, “a 60 year old female was intoxicated and fighting with staff and patients on the third floor.” …

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