Capital Health

Capital Health

Capital Health is a public health authority providing complete health services to Edmonton, Alberta's capital city, and its surrounding central Alberta communities. It is also the largest single employer in the province of Alberta, employing approximately 30,000 people. [cite web| url= | title= 50 Largest Employers | author= Venture Publishing Inc. | year= 2007 | accessdate= 2008-02-09]


The Capital Health Authority was created on June 24, 1994 under Alberta's Regional Health Authorities Act. On May 26, 2003 it was renamed Capital Health. On July 1, 2008 it became part of the province-wide Alberta Health Services Board.


Centered in the province of Alberta, it is bordered to the north and west by the Aspen Regional Health Authority, to the east by East Central Health and to the south by the David Thompson Regional Health Authority.

Capital Health provides health services to more than one million residents within its geographic boundaries. It also provides specialized programs and services to people throughout Alberta, Western Canada and Canada's Northern Territories.

The communities within Capital Health's service area include:

Health Facilities

Capital Health provides health care services in the following hospitals and health centres:

The Misercordia and Grey Nuns hospitals are jointly operated by Capital Health and the Caritas Health Group. Caritas Health Group is a faith-based provider of health care in Alberta. It also operates the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre.


External links

* [ Capital Health Region Website]
* [ Caritas Health Group Website]
* [ Alberta Health & Wellness Website]

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