|Peter Lougheed Centre|
|Alberta Health Services|
The main entrance of the Peter Lougheed Centre
|Location||3500 26 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
|Care system||Public, Medicare|
|Emergency department||Yes , Level IV trauma center|
|Helipad||TC LID: CLC3|
|Website||Peter Lougheed Centre|
|Lists||Hospitals in Canada|
Peter Lougheed Centre (PLC) is a 506,000 square foot hospital in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is under the auspices of Alberta Health Services, formerly the Calgary Health Region, providing medical and surgical services to Calgary but also Southern Alberta. The PLC has a 24 hours emergency department, an intensive care unit (ICU), Level IV trauma centre and offers ambulatory care. It was named after Peter Lougheed, who served as premier of Alberta from 1971 to 1985. The hospital opened in 1988 with 500 beds, and today contains over 600 beds. The new East Wing was completed in 2008 and includes 140 inpatient beds, as well as a new intensive care and coronary care unit. It was also designed with a new roof-top helipad for emergency services.
There are 34 clinics served at the PLC:
Peter Lougheed Centre has four parking lots with payment options including passes: monthly ($85), weekly ($41), daily ($13) or half-hour ($2.00 per half-hour or portion)with some discounts for seniors, etc., with authorization forms. Some parking lots/stalls are designated for people with disabilities only.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Peter Lougheed Centre.|