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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 – 530 – 6 Avenue

Phone: (780) 842-3324

  • Services provided include: acute care, medical/surgical, OR, ER, obstetrics, cardiac wellness clinic, primary stroke centre
    • 22 Acute Care Med/Surg Beds
    • 1 Palliative Care Bed
    • 2 Obstetrical Beds
    • 5 Day Surgery Beds
    • 68 Long Term Care Beds
    • 1 Respite Bed
    • 12 Physicians

Medical Clinics

  • Dr. B.V. Brilz (780) 842-5829
    • Dr. B.V. Brilz
  • Dr. Cheyanne Vetter (780) 842-6676
    • Maternity and minor surgical procedures
  • Dr. K.M. Hay Professional Corp (780) 842-4920
  • Turner Family Medicine (587) 607-4040
    • Dr. Ian Turner
    • Dr. Sarah Turner
  • Wainwright Medical Clinic (780) 842-3341
    • Dr. Anderson
    • Dr. Bennett
    • Dr. Burger
    • Dr. Muller
    • Dr. Thomas Peeters
  • 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. To inquire about any of our programs, please call our office at (780) 842-6676.

Chiropractors

      • Isaman Chiropractic (780) 806-1838
      • Main Street Chiropractic (780) 842-6040

Dental Services

      • Nordstrom Dental (780) 842-6838
      • Reich Professional Corp. (780) 842-4242
      • Wainwright Dental Care (780) 842-6944
      • Wildrose Denture Clinic (780) 806-2245

Medical Services

      • Wainwright Medical Imaging (780) 845-9061

Mental Health

      • Good Life Collective (587) 872-5667
      • Knowledge is Power – Consulting & Wellness Services (780) 842-0465
      • Mystree Health Experience (780) 937-3675
      • Phoenix Counselling & Psychological Services (780) 842-3112

Optometrists

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

Opticians

      • Wainwright EyeCare Ltd. (780) 842-6377

Physiotherapists

      • 7 Hills Physiotherapy Clinic (780) 842-8698
      • Regain & Prosper Rehabilitation (780) 845-8731

Veterinary Clinics

      • Veterinary Medical Clinic of Eastern Alberta (780) 845-8838
      • Wainwright Veterinary Services (780) 842-2223

Wainwright & District Handivan Society

Phone: (587) 281-9347

      • 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 (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:

      • Jamie Malone, Area Manager, Alberta Health Services
      • Bill Lawson, Wainwright & District Health Foundation
      • 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
      • Dr. Ramsahoye, Chief of Staff

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