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Tag Archives: Hospital

New family physician now practising in Cold Lake

Local residents have increased access to primary care with the arrival of a new family physician. Dr. Mohammed Azam Khan started practising last month at the Lakeland Medical Clinic and Cold Lake Healthcare Centre. He becomes the 13thfamily physician practising in Cold Lake. “It’s a pleasure to welcome Dr. Khan to the community,” …

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Bonnyville looks to bring in rural nursing program with MacEwan

The Town of Bonnyville will write a letter in support of bringing a Baccalaureate Nursing Program to the area. The program would be overseen by Covenant Health with Grant MacEwan University offering the program. Mayor of Bonnyville, Gene Sobolewski hopes the program will not only help train more nurses, but …

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Heliport at Cold Lake Hospital Reopens

The heliport at Cold Lake Healthcare Centre has reopened and is fully operational. The heliport was temporarily closed to allow for upgrades to improve safety and efficiency. It reopened June 27. The heliport will now be able to accommodate more helicopter landings during winter months, following upgrades to the mechanical snowmelt heating …

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New opioid treatment clinic in Bonnyville

The province is opening new treatment clinics in northern Alberta so that hundreds of people struggling with substance use can get the help they need close to home. Bonnyville, Fort McMurray, and High Prairie are home to new opioid dependency treatment clinics. The three clinics can treat up to 600 …

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New Doctor Coming to Elk Point

Elk Point will soon welcome a new doctor to its hospital, confirms Kristen Peleshok, facility manager of the Elk Point Hospital, “we have offered a physician position to Dr. Fouad Majeed and he has accepted our offer.” Peleshok explains it’ll be a few months until Dr. Majeed will being practicing in …

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New Doctors on the Way to St. Paul

At Tuesday evening’s St. Paul Council meeting one citizen spoke to Council regarding the local health care system and questioned what Council saw its role to be in local health care.During Paul Boisvert’s delegation to Council it was revealed by Mayor Glenn Andersen that there are physicians on their way …

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Elk Point Actively Recruiting New Doctor to Town

The Elk Point hospital is actively recruiting a third doctor to town. Elk Point’s Inter-Agency Health & Wellness Committee, Town of Elk Point’s Council representative, Councillor Lorne Young, reports that the committee met on Tuesday, December 15th, with some great news from the hospital; including repairing the hospital’s roof, expanding nurses training, …

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