HEALTH AROUND CALGARY
Children´s Hospital - Serves patients from southern Alberta,
southeastern B.C., and southwestern Saskatchewan. Pediatric Trauma
Centre and 24-Emergency services treat over 38,000 children each year.
6,000 children are admitted as inpatients annually. 15 bed ICU – 9
Pediatric beds and 6 Neonatal beds. Specialty Programs include Oncology
and Bone Marrow Transplant; Burns and Plastic Surgery
Society of Alberta - Alzheimer Alberta has developed and maintains a
Resource Center of books, video's, and articles related to Alzheimer
disease.Our collection is of special interest to caregivers and support
groups to help them in caring for victims of this disease. Items from
the Resource Center can be used at the Alberta Provincial office or
loaned out to interested individuals. We can mail out books and videos
to any where in the Province of Alberta.
- Colonel Belcher
Hospital - Veteran's hospital with no emergency department or urgent
care centre. Over 90 Volunteers to help Clinical Staff.
Regional Health Authority - Responsible for the governance,
planning, management and delivery of health care services and facilities
that serve the residents of Calgary and area.
Medical Centre - Foothills Hospital is part of a unique partnership
between the Grace Women's Health Centre, the University of Calgary
Faculty of Medicine and the Alberta Cancer Board's Tom Baker Centre.
Serves half a million patients/year from southern Alberta, southeastern
B.C. and southwestern Saskatchewan. 24 hour Emergency Department, Trauma
centre, 22 bed Intensive Care Unit and 24 bed Cardiac Care Unit. 18
operating theatres including a specially designated Trauma Operating
Room. High Risk Maternity and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Specialty
Programs include Cardiology, Clinical Neurosciences, Provincial Bone
Marrow Transplant multiple transplantation (i.e. kidney, pancreas,
corneal and tissue). HOPE (Human Organ Procurement and Exchange).
Intraoperative MR - Magnetic Resonance System– first of its kind in the
world, located in the Seaman's Family MR Research Centre
- Map of Calgary
Hospitals - Locations of Calgary Hospitals and Care Units.
- Peter Lougheed
Centre - Provides comprehensive and specialized medical and surgical
services to Calgary and southern Alberta. Intensive Care Unit, 24 hour
Emergency Department. Programs include: Maternal Newborn, including a
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Child Health Inpatient Unit and Day
Surgery, Southern Alberta Geriatrics and Mental Health.
General Hospital - Provides specialized medical and surgical
services to Calgary region. Intensive Care Unit / Coronary Care Unit, 24
hour Emergency department, Maternal Newborn Programs, including Special
Care Nursery, Surgical Services and Day Surgery Unit Mental Health and
Psychiatric Service, Seniors' Health Program, and Lions Eye Bank
(regional centre for recovery of donated eye tissue for corneal
transplants and research).
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