The Primary Care Network is an Alberta-based initiative designed to improve and better coordinate access to primary health care through multidisciplinary collaboration. The physicians at Cura Family Practice and Meadows Maternity are active members of the Calgary West Central (CWC) Primary Care Network. Through affiliation with the PCN, patients gain access to several valuable and free-of-charge services. A full list of services offered is available online at http://www.cwcpcn.com.
Some services currently available through affiliation with the CWC PCN include:
The CWC Primary Care Centre (CWC PCC) at Westbrook is operated by the Calgary West Central Primary Care Network (CWC PCN) and provides several services:
The crisis is line is a telephone line that is available 24 hours a day for people to call when they are in distress, and need someone to talk to. The number is: 403-266-HELP (4357)
The following is from the crisis line website:
Access Mental Health is a service that connects patients or families with mental health and addiction services in the Calgary area. Patients can self-refer as this service does not require a physician referral.
Access Mental Health agents can help people navigate the addiction and mental health system in the Calgary Zone. Agents are familiar with both Alberta Health Services and community based programs and will explore options and direct/refer clients to the most appropriate resource to meet their needs. Access Mental Health is a non-urgent service. Anyone is invited to call for information and options for addiction and mental health services.
Telephone: 403-943-1500 Ext 1 (Child and Adolescent Services) , 403-943-1500 Ext 2 ( Adult and Senior Services)
The Alberta Healthy Living Program (AHLP) is an integrated community-based chronic disease management program
The program includes the following services:
Patient education, including disease-specific and general health and lifestyle topics Self-management support through Better Choices, Better Health ® workshops Supervised exercises Services may also include specialty services and services targeting diverse and vulnerable populations. Must be 18 years or older. Self-referrals are welcome. Call 403-943-2584 to register in any of these programs
Alberta Blue Cross Non-Group Coverage is a health plan available to all Alberta residents under 65 years of age and their dependants.
If you have a medical condition requiring expensive prescription treatments, Non-Group Coverage should be strongly considered. The plan does cover pre-existing health conditions and no medical review is required.
All routine childhood vaccinations are administered only through Community Health Centres (sometimes called Public Health Centres). These vaccines are not stocked at the family physician’s office.
Acadia Community Health Centre
151 86 Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 3A5
East Calgary Health Centre
2nd Floor 4715 8 Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta T2A 3N4
Northwest Community Health Centre
Unit 109 – Ranchlands Village Mall 1829 Ranchlands Boulevard NW, Calgary, Alberta T3G 2A7
Shaganappi Community Health Centre
3415 8 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T3C 0E8
South Calgary Community Health Centre
31 Sunpark Plaza SE, Calgary, Alberta T2X 3W5
Thornhill Community Health Services
Thornhill Library 6617 Centre Street N, Calgary, Alberta T2K 4Y5
Village Square Community Health Centre
2623 56 Street NE, Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6E7