Edmonton Area Ostomy 
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Access to Alberta Health Care - July 2024


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 Alberta 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.

Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) retains Blue Cross as its insurer for ostomy supplies. Eligible ostomates are re-assessed periodically and should check with their health-store supplier as to a due date for their assessment to ensure adequate coverage.