GRANDE PRAIRIE  

 

REMEMBER – IN THE SUMMER  THEY ARE AN HOUR AHEAD.

  1. Transportation to city
    1. Bus – from Dawson Creek to Grande Prairie
    2. Car – about 3 hours from Tumbler Ridge
    3. TR Cares van will take you to Grande Prairie upon request if a driver is available.  Because the regular trip is on Thursdays to Dawson Creek it is preferred if you can make your appointments on other days.

1.      250-242-7444

    1. Other services

1.      Northern Health Connections has two buses going to Grande Prairie.  On Tuesday one goes from Fort Nelson to Grande Prairie.  On Wednesday one goes from Chetwynd to Grande Prairie.

2.      Transportation within city

    1. Bus
    2. Taxi – taxi phone at hospital
    3. Rental car
    4. Own vehicle/parking – charge for parking at hospital $1 for first hour and 75 cents for each additional up to $7 per day.
    5. Weekly and monthly passes available – weekly $20; monthly $60
  1. accommodation  - see below

 

GRANDE PRAIRIE HOSPITAL 

  1. QUEEN ELIZABETH II HOSPTIAL   http://www.pchr.ca/Default.aspx?tabid=349

 

    1. location – 10409 98 St.
    2. phone number – see info sheet.  Call specific department for info -780-538-7100; patient info – 780-538-7115
    3. e-mail ?
    4. web site –    http://www.pchr.ca/Default.aspx?tabid=349
    5. Meals at hospital – cafeteria open hours – see info sheet
    6. Phone in rooms $4/day   NOTE:  although there are directions not to use your cellular phone ask your nurse at check-in and see if it is acceptable where you are
    7. Tv available $10/day
    8. Combination TV and phone - $12/day
    9. ICU information – immediate family only can visit any time
    10. Access to computer/internet - ?
    11. Visiting hours:  2 to 8 p.m.
    12. Bank machine available

 

GRANDE PRAIRIE - QEII HOSPITAL SURGICAL PATIENTS 

 

http://www.pchr.ca/Default.aspx?tabid=778

 

The QEII Hospital Surgical patient units are located on 4 North and 4 South and are comprised of:

 

Inpatients  Patients- on these units are either emergent or admitted the day of their surgery and stay as an inpatient until they are ready for discharge.  Patient care is co-ordinated  with other hospital disciplines  such as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietary , Pharmacy, Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory  and Social Work to provide optimal care while patients are being investigated prior to or recovering from their Surgery.

 

Day Surgery -  Ambulatory care is open Monday -  Friday ,7 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.  This unit cares for adults and children who are able to go home the same day as their surgical procedure. Patients who require Intravenous Infusions and recovery from certain Diagnostic Imaging procedures are also cared for on this unit.

 

Pre Admission Clinic - This clinic is open Monday – Friday from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Telephone interviews  extend into the evening. The Pre-Admission Clinic prepares patients for planned elective surgery through a co-ordinated multi-disciplinary team and facilitates admission on the day of surgery.

 

GRANDE PRAIRIE ASSOCIATE CANCER CENTRE 

 

http://www.pchr.ca/tabid/843/Default.aspx

 

The Grande Prairie Cancer Centre was established in 1987 as part of the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital.  In 1992, it became an Associate Cancer Centre for the Alberta Cancer Board. The clinic was expanded in size in 1999. The Centre houses 10 chemotherapy chairs, two beds, four oncology clinic rooms and one colposcopy room. The Grande Prairie Cancer Centre serves a catchment population in northern Alberta and B.C. of 285,000.
Services provided

§  New patient consultations, follow-ups until discharged back to family doctor

§  Assessments for recurrence and treatment complications

§  Chemotherapy—all levels

§  Chemotherapy teaching

§  Radiation therapy consult clinics and teaching

§  Colposcopy clinics (treatment and follow-up of abnormal pap smears)

§  Telephone assessments

§  Patient Nurse Navigator on site

§  Triage support for family doctors and British Columbia sites

§  Transfusions of blood products

§  Palliative Pain and Symptom Clinic offered weekly (referral from family doctor required)

§  Social work support

§  Weekly cancer support group

§  Spousal support group

§  Educational materials for patients and families

§  Telehealth patient education sessions

§  Dispensing and teaching by our pharmacy

§  Diagnostic imaging and lab services in conjunction with the QEII Hospital

§  Referrals to appropriate support services as required

 

Where to find us:

Grande Prairie Cancer Centre
10409 - 98 Street
Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
T8V 2E8
Telephone:  (780) 538-7588

 

 

GRANDE PRAIRIE ACCOMMODATION INCLUDING ONE CAMPGROUND 

The following is a list provided by the QEII hospital when registering for pre-surgery.  You need a form if you register for pre-surgery (ask for it) or you need proof of a medical appointment in order to get the medical rate.

COMPANY

REGULAR RATE

COMPASSIONATE RATE

DATE CONFIRMED

Stanford Hotel & Resorts

11401 – 100 Ave.

780-539-5678

NOTE:  has kitchenette suites – very good hotel

Single

$129.95

$79.95

Must provide proof of medical appt

May 2010

Best Western Hotel & Suites

10745 – 117 Ave.

 780-402-2378

Single

Double

$179.00

$169.00

$119.00

 

May 2010

Pomeroy Inn & Suites

11710-102 Street

1-877-977-4678

780-831-2999

Single

Double

$189.00

$179.00

135.99

127.49

May 2010

Super 8 Motel

10050 – 116 Ave.

1-888-888-9488

780-532-8288

Single

Double

$159.00

$139.00

$116.88

May 2010

Ramada Inn & Suites

7201 99St. Clairmont

1-877-814-7448

780-814-7448

Single

Double

$179.00

$169.00

$ 109.00

June 2009

Sandman Hotel

Grande Prairie

780-513-5555

Double

Junior Corporate (King)

 

$120.00

$130.00

May 2010

Silver Crest Lodge

11902 – 100 Street

780-532-1040

Single

 Double/2 b

 

 

 

$71.99

$75.20

May 2010

Igloo Inn

11724 – 100 Street

780-539-5314

Single

Double

Single/Kit

Double/kit

Triple/kit

$75.00

$85.00

$85.00

$95.00

$109.00

$60.00

$68.00

$68.00

$76.00

$87.20

May 2010

Stonebridge Hotel

12102 – 100 Street

780-539-5561

 

Single

Double

$139.00

$149.00

$119.00

June 2009

Holiday Inn Express

10226 117 Avenue

780-814-9446

1-877-814-9336

Single

Double

$169.99

$142.00

May 2010

Rotary Campground (ran by Lions Club)

780-532-1137

1-888-434-3991

 

 

 

 

All fees do not include tax