Tag: Alberta Health Services

A new general surgeon and a family medicine physician will be practicing in St. Paul in the new year. Alberta Health Services (AHS) announced they have recruited the doctors with the help of government and community partners. The new general surgeon, currently in Saskatchewan, is expected to start in St. Paul in February. Recruiting for […]

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The departure of doctors from St. Paul will have a particularly hard effect on seniors says Paul Boisvert, president of the Alberta Council on Aging’s northeast region. Four doctors have announced that they will be leaving St. Paul following the decision of Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad to move his surgery practice to Cold Lake. With no […]

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With Cold Lake and its hospital continuing to lose doctors, the mayor is asking the provincial government and Alberta Health Services to stop the bleeding. The City of Cold Lake and the Municipal District of Bonnyville form the largest part of the hospital’s catchment area. Cold Lake mayor Craig Copeland and MD of Bonnyville reeve […]

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