Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton

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Royal Alexandra Hospital
Alberta Health Services
Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton is located in Edmonton
Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton
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Location in Edmonton
Geography
Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Coordinates 53°33′27″N 113°29′48″W / 53.5574°N 113.4967°W / 53.5574; -113.4967Coordinates: 53°33′27″N 113°29′48″W / 53.5574°N 113.4967°W / 53.5574; -113.4967
Organization
Care system Medicare
Hospital type Variety
Services
Emergency department Yes
Helipad TC LID: CFH7
Beds 678
History
Founded 1899
Links
Website Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation
Lists Hospitals in Canada

The Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH) is a large and long serving hospital in the Canadian province of Alberta. Operated by Alberta Health Services and located in the Edmonton's city centre, the Royal Alex serves a diverse community stretching from downtown Edmonton to western and northern Canada.[1]

They operate 678 beds, and care for 450,000 patients annually. The RAH is home to the Women's Health Centre, the Regional Eye Centre and the Aboriginal Health program, in addition to a wide range of child, adult and geriatric programs and services.[1]

History[edit]

The Royal Alexandra Hospital is named after Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), consort of King Edward VII, The King of Canada from 1901-1910.

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