$200 million invested in community health care
30 Mar 2017 16:23:18 Z
Budget 2017 is boosting home and community care by $200 million, allowing more Albertans to receive care in their homes and remain independent.
Protecting Alberta’s voluntary blood donation system
Alberta patients would have secure and reliable access to donated blood when they need it under proposed legislation.
New federal opioid funding will help save lives
Federal funding of $6 million will contribute to Alberta’s opioid strategy to help save lives from anyone at risk of overdosing on fentanyl or other opioids.
More federal money for mental health and home care
A 10-year funding agreement between Alberta and Ottawa will result in $1.3 billion to help meet Albertans’ home care and mental health needs.
Longer treatment hours for cancer patients
Patients in Edmonton and Calgary are receiving better access to care with evening and weekend cancer treatments.