Rockyview General Hospital
Rockyview General Hospital ( RGH) is a large hospital in Alberta, Canada. It is located in the city of Calgary, on the shores of the Glenmore Reservoir and is administered by the Alberta Health Services and formerly by the Calgary Health Region. The hospital contains over 642 beds and provides medical and surgical services to Calgary and Southern Alberta. The RGH is noted for its comprehensive urology department, and is becoming the leader in Canada for urological care. It includes a 24 hours emergency department, an intensive care unit (ICU), as well as day surgery units. It offers a Maternal Newborn Program, mental health and psychiatric services, as well as senior's health and ambulatory care. Additionally, the hospital houses The Lions Eye Bank, which is a regional centre for recovery of donated eye tissue for corneal transplants. The building was designed by Culham Pedersen Valentine, and built at a cost of $90 million. It had a total surface of 69,952 m 2 (752,960 sq ft), and an additional 23,000 m 2 (250,000 sq ft) were added in 1995. Further expansion in 2004 added another 100 beds. The hospital is undergoing expansion and upgrades, with two operating theatres to be added to the surgical suite, and vertical expansion of the Highwood Building. In addition, the expansion will include an added 100 inpatient beds, as well as 3 stories added to the hospital's North Tower, and 5 stories to the South side of the hospital.

The facility contains 19 clinics :
  • Breast Feeding
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cast
  • Cystoscopy
  • Enterostomal Therapy
  • Emergency Cast
  • General Ante-partum
  • General Cardiology
  • Hand
  • Home Visit
  • Infectious Disease
  • Medical Geriatric
  • OBS Gyne
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic
  • Outreach
  • Pacemaker
  • Pain
  • Pre op Assessment
In addition, ambulatory care include Medicine, Respiratory, GI/ GU, Surgery, Diabetes in Pregnancy, Pulmonary Respiratory Exercise Program, Lithotripsy, Pacemaker Clinic, Paediatric Clinic, Geriatric Outpatient Consultation and Geriatric Mental Health.


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