Early supported discharge
Our emergency department diagnoses and treats health emergencies 24 hours a day, every day. If you have a life-threatening illness or injury, call 911.
For health concerns that are not an emergency, phone:
- your family doctor
- Health Link (811) to speak to a registered nurse
We see the sickest patients first, regardless of when they arrive.
How long you wait can depend on the time of day and how busy we are at the time.
What to bring to the emergency department
If possible, bring:
- your provincial health care card
- a list of your medications
- contact information for your doctor
We provide the testing needed for diagnosing and treating conditions in the digestive system.
- gastroscopy: a look inside the esophagus, stomach and duodenum
- colonoscopy: a look inside the large bowel
- endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP): a look inside the bile ducts and the pancreatic ducts
You will need a doctor’s referral to use these services.
Heart care unit
Our coronary care unit cares for people who have heart conditions that need ongoing monitoring and treatment. These conditions may include heart attacks, unstable angina and cardiac dysrhythmia.
General information phone: 780.679.6100
Main admitting phone: 780.679.6126
Heart and stroke clinic
The heart and stroke clinic at St. Mary’s Hospital is for people who:
- have heart failure
- have had a stroke
- are at risk of having a stroke
Our team will assess and monitor you to help you reduce your health risks. We will also give you tools and education so you can better manage your health and improve your quality of life.
We offer interpretive services for patients and families who prefer to communicate in a language other than English. You may request services in person, through live video or over the phone.
To arrange for an interpreter, speak to a member of your care team.
Lower extremity clinic
We offer inpatient and outpatient mental health services.
Inpatient mental health
We offer care for adults who need to be in hospital for acute mental health issues.
We will assess, treat and stabilize your condition. And we will work with you to prepare for your return to the community.
Outpatient mental health
We provide mental health services to adults in the community. Services include a schizophrenia group program and rapid access clinic.
You will need a doctor’s referral for admission.
If you are in crisis, go to your nearest emergency department. Or call Access 24/7 at 780.424.2424.
Our obstetrics team provides care for low-risk patients and babies before, during and after birth on an inpatient and outpatient basis.
- care during pregnancy
- outpatient assessment and triage
- preadmission clinic
- labour and delivery
- care after delivery
- newborn care
Our hospital provides holistic, comfort-based palliative care for people with life-limiting conditions and their families. We offer care tailored to your wishes and needs.
- medical care
- spiritual care
- education and resources
- support for your family
Learn more about palliative care through the Palliative Institute.
Your family and pets are welcome to visit anytime.
Your healthcare provider may contact us to have you admitted.
Our team offers spiritual care services to our patients and families, regardless of faith, background or tradition. We honour each person’s wishes and unique journey.
Our chaplains are on-site to respond to a wide range of needs. They may:
- support you with end-of-life concerns, including ceremonies, memorial planning and decision-making
- help you explore meaning and purpose in life
- support you during grief and loss
- explore ethical concerns facing patients and staff
- provide religious care (prayer, requests for sacraments or visits from faith leaders)
- help you explore your understanding of God or the Divine
- arrange a quiet space for you in the chapel
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Ask a member of your care team to connect you with a chaplain.
We offer a range of surgical specialties to meet your needs. We provide services throughout the surgical journey. This includes same-day procedures and surgical care for inpatients.
- dental surgery
- foot surgery
- general surgery
- gynecological surgery and procedures
- oral/maxillofacial surgery
- plastic and reconstructive surgery
Aubrie Coleman is confident that her choice to work in a rural hospital has given her opportunities she may not have had in urban hospitals.
April 4, 2022
As a registered nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital in Camrose, Kathleen Vasselin has seen a broad range of patients throughout her eight years at the site.
February 9, 2022
A new program to help patients with opioid use disorder is being rolled out across Alberta after being piloted at Grey Nuns Community Hospital.
November 4, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Stop the spread of germs
- For the safety of our patients and residents, we encourage you to clean your hands when you visit. See A Guide to Clean Hands for information on protecting yourself and your loved ones.
- If you’re sick, wait and visit your loved one when you’re feeling better. If you must visit and you’re coughing or sneezing, consider wearing a mask to protect your loved one.
- Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, and then discard the tissue. If you don’t have a tissue, sneeze or cough into your upper sleeve or elbow.
- Clean your hands often with soap and water or hand sanitizer, especially after coughing or sneezing.
Our visitor parking lot is open for paid parking. The lot includes accessible parking stalls near the front entrance. Rates are $1.25 per hour or $8.50 per day. Please ask our registration desk about discounted rates for long stay visitors.
Since parking spaces are limited, make sure to arrive early. Or try to find other transportation to the hospital.
6:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily
Inside the front lobby
West side of hospital
8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. daily
We serve lunch from 11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily
Protective services/lost and found
Our protective services staff are on duty 24 hours every day. Please send any valuables home for safekeeping during your stay.