Edmonton Area Ostomy 
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Access to Alberta Health Care - September 2022


For AHS Edmonton Zone: 
Edmonton and area hospitals' phone numbers to contact their ostomy specialty nurses: (NSWOC)
 
Grey Nuns Hospital 780-735-7000
Misericordia Hospital 780-735-2000
Royal Alexandra Hospital 780-735-4111
U of A Hospital 780-407-8822
Stollery Children's Hospital 780-407-3720
Sturgeon Hospital (St. Albert)780-418-8200

For Edmonton Zone:  
Phone the Continuing Care Access Line at 780-496-1300, open 24 hours a day for information and for assessment of needs via phone. Have your Albert Health Card Number available.  It will be determined as to what care is best for you eg. simple home care, post-op care including ostomy care/support, plus directions for other needs etc.

Anywhere in Alberta:
For general health info. ph. 811 (Health Link AB. Health Services)  24/7 nurse advice.
FOR ANY MEDICAL EMERGENCY ALWAYS phone 911 or go to nearest emergency dept.

FOR INQUIRES ABOUT VACCINES and  COVID REGULATIONS:
PHONE 811 (Health Link AB.Health Services)

Ostomy/Medical Supplies
AADL has retained Blue Cross to be the insurer for ostomy supplies.  Everyone currently on their list will have to be reassessed by a NSWOC or a community nurse who has AADL authorization. 
Contact any NSWOC at the hospitals listed above (or) phone the Continuing Care access line 780-496-1300,
open 24 hrs.