Primary Care Nurses

At the Edmonton West Primary Care Network we have nurses working in over 50 clinics to help you meet your health goals.  

Our Primary Care Nurses are key members of the patient’s medical home as they work with your family physician to provide comprehensive care. Specifically, primary care nurses provide:   

Each year EWPCN primary care nurses provide care to over 46,000 patients in over 50 clinics. 

If you could benefit from this health service, ask your family doctor for a referral today. 

  • help managing chronic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, COPD, asthma, arthritis and others.
  • monitoring and follow up
  • working with other health care providers with team-based care
  • referrals to other resources and programs
  • Women’s wellness
  • pap tests
  • information about birth control options
  • sexually transmitted infection screening and education
  • pregnancy and postpartum care
  • breastfeeding support
  • well-baby care and check ups
  • education and goal-setting about healthy lifestyles
  • healthy eating
  • physical activity and exercise
  • healthy aging
  • quitting smoking
  • weight management
  • injections, wound care, suture removal, ear flushing and wart treatments
  • mental health support and referrals
  • advanced age and memory testing
  • assistance with annual screening
  • review of medications
  • follow up after a hospital visit