Rundle Health Centre providing health services in the heart of Beverly
Grand opening celebrates joining the grid of resources for people living in one of the most historical parts of Edmonton.
June 22, 2016 (Edmonton, Alta.) – Rundle Health Centre, a complementary clinic to the Edmonton North Primary Care Network is now open to help patients access health services in the historical community of Beverly, in east Edmonton. People’s health improves when they have access to a grid of resources – things like walkable neighborhoods, ample park space, cultural events, fresh food and safe housing. We also know, that like power grids with patchy or uneven areas, access to these resources not available equally across the grid.
Rundle is aiming to work with this community, Alberta Health Services and many other key, local partners to expand and enhance the grid so that the resources needed to be healthy and well, are flowing consistently, and reliably throughout the community.
The Edmonton North Primary Care Network’s main office is located in Northgate Centre, 9499 – 137 Ave, which has been hard for people who live in this community to access. It was decided that the best way to help those living in the Beverly community, is to have a clinic here, where people can access by either a short drive or walk to. Rundle Health Centre was created with the idea in mind that if people can access health services right in their community, they are more likely to access them.
Rundle Health Centre accepts referrals from family doctors in the area, as well as self-referrals and walk ins from those looking for help with mental health struggles, addiction support, help managing chronic diseases like weight management and diabetes; along with foot care supports and help navigating and accessing healthcare services and community services.
“We are excited to be part of this community. At the PCN, we believe that we all have a stake in promoting the physical and mental health wellbeing of as many people as possible, and working directly in this community, and with the community partners here, is key to making this happen” says Dr. Nadine Letwin, President of the Edmonton North PCN Board.
Residents in the communities of Abbottsfield, Beverly, Bergman and Beacon Heights, with a postal code starting with T5W are able to access services at Rundle Health Centre, either via a referral from their family doctor or self-referral by calling 780.479.1533.
About Edmonton North PCN and Rundle Health Centre
The Edmonton North PCN provides enhanced care to thousands of patients affiliated with the over 150 member family doctors practicing in north Edmonton. Rundle Health Centre opened its doors in April, 2016 to offer health services to people living in the T5W postal code demographic. For more information about the PCN and Rundle Health Centre, visit www.enpcn.com .Back to the blog