Dec 5, 2022 | 6:15 PM
EDMONTON – Alberta Well being Minister Jason Copping says assistance is on the way in which to cope with pressure on the province’s two kids’s hospitals as they cope with an increase in respiratory diseases.
A surge in sufferers at Alberta’s Kids’s Hospital has prompted Alberta Well being Companies to redeploy workers to the hospital from a facility that gives respite take care of chronically and terminally unwell kids.
Well being officers have mentioned the Calgary hospital and the Stollery Kids’s Hospital in Edmonton have been working at or over 100 per cent of their regular capability for the previous month.
Alberta Well being Companies additionally arrange a heated trailer outdoors the emergency division at Alberta Kids’s Hospital final month to assist with crowding and climate circumstances.