Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry Announces Public Hearings

CALGARY, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - The Lieutenant Governor in Council has ordered a Public Inquiry to be held pursuant to Section 17 of the Health Quality Council of Alberta Act concerning the possibility of improper preferential access being given to publicly funded health services in Alberta.

The Honourable John Z. Vertes, Commissioner of the Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry, will hold Public Hearings in Edmonton and Calgary in December, 2012 and January, 2013 on the dates and at the locations listed below.  The purpose of these hearings is to receive evidence pertinent to the Order in Council's Terms of Reference.

EDMONTON


December 3, 4, 5 and 6, 2012 and December 10, 11, 12 and 13, 2012
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Salon 12
The Shaw Conference Centre
9797 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB  T5J 1N9

CALGARY


January 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2012 and January 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18, 2013
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Room #E1
Macleod Hall (Lower Level)
The Telus Conference Centre
120 - 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB  T2G 0P3

Additional information regarding the public hearings is available on the Commission's website:  www.healthaccessinquiry.com.

 

SOURCE: Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry

For further information:

MEDIA CONTACT:
Samantha Beckett
Media Contact
Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry
Phone:  (403) 270-2059
Email:  sbeckett@abhealthinquiry.ca