Dialysis care expanded at Wetaskiwin Hospital: AHS

By Qiam Noori  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Alberta Health Services (AHS) has expanded dialysis services at the Wetaskiwin Hospital. According to an AHS press release, the satellite hemodialysis unit was previously open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. six days a week. Now, with the expansion, it is open seven days a week. AHS said the added extra hours now provide space for 12 more patients, accommodating all patients who were on the wait list since Feb. 1. “I’m very pleased more patients from the Wetaskiwin area will be able to access to critical kidney care within their community seven days a week,” said Adriana LaGrange, Minister of Health. “Thanks to Alberta Health Services and all the staff involved for expanding the hours of the dialysis clinic and being so…

This content is for Yearly Subscription, Yearly Subscription – Corporate, and Print Subscription Only members only.
Log In Register

Add Your Voice

Is there more to this story? We'd like to hear from you about this or any other stories you think we should know about. Contribute your voice on our contribute page.