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    Minister Adriana LaGrange

    Adriana LaGrange was sworn in as Minister of Health on June 9, 2023.

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Mandate letter

The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Health outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.

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Health Care Action Plan – Taking urgent action to provide Albertans with world-class health care where and when they need it most.

Alberta Surgical Initiative – Driving down surgical wait times to ensure Albertans receive surgery within clinically recommended times.

Health Workforce Strategy – supporting current health care workers and building Alberta’s future workforce.

Health Budget highlights – Alberta Budget 2024 invests in a refocused health care system to ensure Albertans and health care workers get the care and support they need, when and where they need it.

Modernizing Alberta’s Primary Health Care System (MAPS) – Identifying immediate and long-term improvements to strengthen Alberta’s primary health care system.

Key information

Our responsibilities

The Ministry of Health works to ensure Albertans receive the right health care services, at the right time, in the right place, provided by the right health care providers and teams.

Alberta Health is responsible for:

  • setting policy, legislation and standards for the health system in Alberta
  • allocating health funding
  • administering provincial programs such as the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan
  • providing expertise on communicable disease control
  • implementing and ensuring compliance with government policy

Health services are planned and delivered by Alberta Health Services. Some public health services may also be provided by private health care clinics, for example, dentists' offices.

In focus

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Budget 2024 is a responsible plan for a growing province.

Focusing Alberta’s health care system on providing consistent, timely access to care – when and where you need it.

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