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Health Care Facilities and Services

The Big River Health Centre is a fully integrated facility which is part of the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region.

The attached medical clinic is run by a full time Nurse Practitioner along with Locum doctors that service the clinic. Office hours are Monday to Friday from 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-5 pm

The Health Centre has nine acute care beds, 1 palliative and 2 respite beds, and 28 longterm care beds. It also houses offices for community-based staff including home care, public health and visiting therapies. A dietician is also available.

The Health Centre provides the following services to Big River and area:

  • X-ray
  • Laboratory services
  • Physician services
  • Longterm care
  • Home care
  • Palliative care
  • Community public health services
  • Therapy services including physio and occupational therapies

For more information about healthcare services visit the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region website.

Ambulance service is provided by Big River Ambulance Care Ltd.

The community of Big River also has a group of trained First Responders.

Prescription Works Pharmacy is also located at the Health Centre, and is open Monday to Friday from 10 am-5 pm. Ph: (306) 469-2137

Big River Ambulance Care
Big River Health Centre
Big River Primary Health Care Clinic
Shellbrook Hospital

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