“The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of having a trusted health care provider and we are pleased that the Alberta Find a Doctor website has become such an important tool for Albertans,” said Dr. Ernst Greyvenstein, Primary Care Network Physician Lead for the Calgary Zone.
“At the same time, we recognize that it is becoming harder to find a family doctor and availability is limited in some areas. While many organizations are working together on the challenging issue of physician recruitment, Nurse Practitioners are being added to the website as another potential option for those in need of care.”
The self-search tool available on albertafindadoctor.ca
asks visitors to enter a location and specify language or gender preference. Search results show both family doctors and Nurse Practitioners who are accepting new patients in that area. The website also lists clinic addresses, contact details whether COVID-19 vaccinations are offered in-clinic. The website also lists free PCN workshops