Peter Lougheed Centre

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Peter Lougheed Centre
Alberta Health Services
Peter Lougheed Centre 5.jpg
The main entrance of the Peter Lougheed Centre
Peter Lougheed Centre is located in Calgary
Peter Lougheed Centre
Magnify-clip.png
Location in Calgary
Geography
Location 3500 26 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Coordinates 51°04′44″N 113°59′02″W / 51.079°N 113.984°W / 51.079; -113.984Coordinates: 51°04′44″N 113°59′02″W / 51.079°N 113.984°W / 51.079; -113.984
Organization
Care system Public, Medicare
Services
Emergency department Yes (Level IV trauma centre)
Helipad TC LID: CLC3
Beds 600+
History
Founded 1988
Links
Website Peter Lougheed Centre
Lists Hospitals in Canada

Peter Lougheed Centre (PLC) is a large hospital in Alberta, Canada. It is located in the City of Calgary, and runs under the auspices of Alberta Health Services, formerly the Calgary Health Region, providing medical and surgical services not only to Calgary, but also Southern Alberta. The PLC has a 24 hours emergency department, an intensive care unit (ICU), Level IV trauma centre and offers ambulatory care. It was named after Peter Lougheed, who served as premier of Alberta from 1971 to 1985. The hospital opened in 1988 with 500 beds, and today contains over 600 beds. The new East Wing was completed in 2008 and includes 140 inpatient beds, as well as a new intensive care and coronary care unit. It was also designed with a new roof-top helipad for emergency services.[1]

Clinics[edit]

There are 34 clinics served at the PLC:

In addition, ambulatory care includes Cardiac Diagnostics, Medicine, Respiratory, GI, [Neurodiagnostics and Gynecology Outpatient services.

Parking[edit]

Peter Lougheed Centre has four parking lots with payment options including passes: monthly ($85), weekly ($41), daily ($13) or half-hour ($2.00 per half hour or portion)with some discounts for seniors, etc., with authorization forms. Some parking lots/stalls are designated for people with disabilities only.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]