Living

Health Care

The Town of Wainwright is served by the Alberta Health Services and offers excellent medical care and facilities. Wainwright has a Primary Care Network (information below).

The Wainwright Health Care Complex

Phone: 780-842-3324

  • Number of Beds:
    • 22 Inpatient
    • 60 Long Term Care
    • 2 Intensive Care
    • 3 Labor & Delivery
    • 6 Day Surgery
    • 1 Operating Room
  • 10 – Medical Doctors

Medical Clinics

  • Dr. K.M. Hay Professional Corp 780-842-4920
  • Dr. B.V. Brilz 780-842-5829
    • Dr. B.V. Brilz
    • Dr. Colthrust
  • Wainwright Medical Clinic 780-842-3341
    • Dr. Anderson
    • Dr. Ian Turner
    • Dr. Sarah Turner
    • Dr. Muller
    • Dr. Burger
  • Dr. Werner de Vos Family Medicine 780-842-7090

Primary Care Network – 905B – 3 Avenue

Phone: 780-842-6676
Primary Care Network – Alberta Health Services Information
PCN Facebook page

The Wainwright PCN provides programs to meet the needs of the community and to enhance access to primary care. Programs operating at the PCN currently include geriatric assessment, referral coordination, prenatal care and chronic disease management. We employ registered nurses, referral coordinators, a dietitian, an exercise specialist and a respiratory therapist. The PCN also operates an evening ambulatory care clinic, which is staffed with physicians from our local military base. The clinic is currently operating on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30 on an appointment basis. To inquire about any of our programs, please call our office at 780-842-6676.

Points West Living

Phone: 780-845-2080

  • 40 supportive living spaces
  • 16 choice rental suites
  • 32 one and two-bedroom life lease apartments

Dentists

  • Nordstrom Dental 780-842-6838
    • Dr. Derek Nordstrom
    • Dr. Michelle deJong
  • Dr. Larry Reich 780-842-4242
  • Wainwright Dental Care 780-842-6944

Chiropractors

  • Main Street Chiropractic 780-842-6040

Optometrists

  • Prairie Vision Centre 780-842-6123
  • Eyes in Town 780-842-4224

Opticians

  • Wainwright EyeCare Ltd. 780-842-6377

Wainwright & District Handivan Society

Phone: 587-281-9347

  • Website
  • Wheelchair compatible van
  • for users that would be medically at risk driving on their own
  • If you wish to donate, please contact Bernie Buzick at (780) 842-2459

Community Health Center

The Health Authority maintains a district office in town for community health services, which addresses issues of health and safety, and includes the office of the Health Inspector. Alberta Health Services Wainwright can be reached at 1-888-608-1516 (locally 780-842-4077) or by email at information@eastcentralhealth.com.
To access contact information for the medical professionals in Wainwright, visit our business directory medical services page.

Wainwright Doctor Recruitment Committee

The Doctor Recruitment Committee has been working to attract physicians to Wainwright since 1997. Some of our current initiatives include:

  • A recruitment incentive package financially sponsored by the Community Health Foundation, M.D. of Wainwright #61 and Town of Wainwright is offered to prospective physicians by the committee during their recruitment efforts.
  • Advertising Wainwright to potential doctors looking to relocate from the UK to Alberta, Canada via the www.doctors.net.uk website
  • Advertising Wainwright physician opportunities on the APLJobs.ca website www.apljobs.ca and Alberta Health Services website at www.albertahealthservices.ca/careers
  • Continued communication with both Alberta Health Services and Medical Affairs to ensure they are aware of the physician recruitment efforts and issues in Wainwright

Our committee currently consists of the below members who are all committed to physician recruitment and retention:

  • Cheryl Huxley, Site Coordinator, Alberta Health Services
  • Kelly Buchinski, Municipal Administrator, M.D. of Wainwright #61
  • Carley Herbert, Economic Development Officer, Town of Wainwright
  • Ed Chow, Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Wainwright
  • All local physicians

For more information on the committee and their initiatives, we invite you to contact Carley Herbert at 780-842-3381 or cherbert@wainwright.ca