Dr. Lydiate wishes to advise her patients that due to unforseen circumstances, she has had to extend her Maternity Leave. To limit inconvenience to patients, Dr. Lydiate will be available for appointments on Tuesdays and weekends in the first half of June, and Dr. Robin Simms will then be providing coverage until Dr. Lydiate's return to practice in August, 2018. We thank you for your patience during this time.
Summer is finally here in the Mountains and we are all ready to get outside and play!
With the arrival of the warm weather, it is important to remember some simple preventative measures we can take to keep ourselves safe from the elements this summer: proper sun protection, lots of water to prevent dehydration, and protection from the unwanted hitchhikers of the woods – ticks!
To become a patient or be seen as a walk in, you must provide the front desk with your Alberta Health Card, or other valid provincial health care card (excluding Quebec). It is your responsibility to have valid health coverage and to carry proof of this coverage with you; or you will be charged the corresponding Alberta Health Services fee for your visit (generally between $37 and $60 for a basic visit). As some health facilities cannot provide services without physically seeing your valid provincial health care card, we recommend keeping the card in your wallet at all times.
As there is no reciprocal health care arrangement with Quebec, Quebec health care card holders will be charged the scheduled fee and will be issued a receipt.
Out of country patients can be seen on a walk in basis at a fee of $125/visit (additional fees may be charged for complex issues or procedures). A receipt will be provided.
For more information on how to obtain an Alberta Heath card please visit the AB Health website.
Please join the physicians and staff of Ridgeview Medical in welcoming Dr. Kendra Barrick to our team. Dr. Barrick commenced with us in November 2017 as a locum physician covering a maternity leave. Effective June 4, 2018, Dr. Barrick has joined us permanently as an Associate physician. Dr. Barrick is currently accepting new patients.
Welcome to the team (officially!) Dr. Barrick! :-)