Health cuts in Alberta have changed the scope of the health field in Calgary. Some hospitals have been closed and their services moved elsewhere. It's always important to know what hospital is the closest to your home, and what services are available there.
Here is a list of Calgary hospitals and the services they offer (Calgary Hospitals & Emergency maps by area). Note that not all offer 24-hour emergency service.
Alberta Children's Hospital
2888 Shaganappi Trail NW Calgary, Alberta T3B 6A8 (recently moved to here)
All departments: (403) 955-7211
Services: Focus on child health: 24-hour pediatric emergency, trauma unit, intensive care unit, operating theatres, and comprehensive preventive, outpatient, outreach and inpatient pediatric programs. Full range of laboratory and diagnostic services.
Rockyview General Hospital
7007 - 14 St. SW Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P9
Main switchboard: (403) 943-3000
Services: 24-hour emergency, intensive care unit, operating theatres, medicine, surgery, mental health services, obstetrics and gynecology, maternity, geriatrics, pediatrics, urology and ophthalmology. Comprehensive of laboratory and diagnostic services.
Peter Lougheed Centre
3500 - 26 Ave. NE Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6J4
Main switchboard: (403) 943-4555
Services: 24-hour Emergency Room, the University of Calgary's Department of Family Medicine and the Family Medicine Centre, obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, maternity, geriatrics, urology and ophthalmology. Full rangelaboratory and diagnostic services.
Foothills Provincial Hospital
1403 - 29 St. N.W. Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9
All departments: (403) 944-1110
Services: 24-hour emergency, heli-pad, trauma unit, intensive care unit, operating theatres, medicine, surgery, high-risk maternity and newborn care, the Burn Unit, bone marrow transplantation, the provincial Poison and Drug Information Service (PADIS), Addictive Disorders Clinics, the Regional Fertility Program, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Thi sis the city's biggest hospital.