Alberta Health Services releases details of plan to overhaul Edmonton hospital – CP

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Alberta Health Services releases details of plan to overhaul Edmonton hospital – CP

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2015289 Views

Source: The Canadian Press
Oct 13, 2015

EDMONTON _ Alberta Health Services could be spending $4.5 billion over 16 years to overhaul Edmonton’s Royal Alexandra Hospital.

More details for the future of the hospital were released Tuesday morning on the AHS website, ahead of the master plan being completed next month.

The plan is to either renovate or demolish nine of the 20 buildings at the RAH, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital and CapitalCare Norwood.

Highlights in the plan include building a 100-bed child and teen mental health building and an 800-bed acute care tower.

Renovations to the active treatment and diagnostic centres are also proposed.

Dr. David Mador of the AHS says the hospital is aging and has to be replaced.

In a statement, the Alberta government says it plans to “address the needs at the Royal Alex and balance them with others from across the province in this challenging fiscal climate.”

(CTV Edmonton)

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