Physicians

Richards J.C.

MD, CCFP, ABFM

Awolesi, D.

MD, MMed, FCFP (SA)

Physician Assistant

Linda Parrish

MPAS, CCPA

Primary Care Nurses

Andrea Ames

R.N., B.N.

Sue Harris

R.N.

Services

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ABP

Ambulatory Blood Pressure. Monitors blood pressure over a 24 hour period. Performed by PCN's.

PFT

Pulmonary Function Test (Spirometry). Assesses lung function. Performed by our PCN's.

ABI

Ankle Brachial Index. Assessing the peripheral circulation in your extremities.

Chronic Disease Management

Chronic diseases are conditions which are permanent and often requires frequent examinations treatments, education and awareness about maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Complete Physical Exams

Our physical examinations are thorough for early diagnosis and prevention of disease.

Our examinations include:

  • Total Body Check-Up
  • Weight and Height
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Cancer Screening
    - Colorectal Cancer
    - Prostate Cancer
    - Breast Cancer
    - Cervical Cancer
  • Injections

Diagnostic Imaging

We provide referrals for lab and diagnostic testing as required including; ultrasound, x-ray, mammogram, bone density scans, and many others. Some Lab and X-ray services are provided in the same facility at the Bassano Health Centre’s Lab & Diagnostic Imaging Department.

First Prenatal Care and Follow Up

Prenatal care is offered to expectant mothers and their babies. Prenatal services are offered by our physicians to give you the best possible care and to deal with any issues concerning you or your baby that may arise during your pregnancy.

Well Baby and Well Child

We provide baby and child check-ups when required.

Check-up includes:

  • Weight/Height Measurements
  • Head Circumference Measurements
  • General Check Up

Female Health

  • Contraceptive Counseling
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Female Health Exams
  • STD Testing and Treatment
  • Immunizations
  • Pap smear - The PAP test is a way to examine cells collected from the cervix (the lower, narrow end of the uterus). The purpose of the PAP test is to detect abnormal cells. A PAP test may find cancerous cells and noncancerous conditions such as infection and/or inflammation.

General Referrals

We provide referrals to Specialists, Physiotherapy; Respiratory Therapy; Dietitians; Home care; and other Allied Health Professionals.

Male Health

Our staff strives to promote male health by offering education, counseling and referrals to community resources.

Confidential Health for Men services include:

  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Diabetes and Cholesterol
  • Healthcare Assessment
  • Medical, educational and social service referrals
  • STD testing and treatment.
  • Work and School physical

Small Surgical Procedures

Procedures includes:

  • Biopsies
  • Excisions
  • Cryotherapy

WCB Service

We do accept WCB cases.

Drivers Medical

Our Physicians perform drivers physicals in accordance with the Alberta Ministry of Transportation. This includes an eye exam. If you have an appointment please bring your glasses or contacts.

Cost: $100

Contact

Address

​608 5th Avenue
PO Box 120
Bassano, AB
T0J 0B0

Phone

403.641.6130

Fax

403.641.6134

Email

bassanomedicalclinic
@outlook.com

Hours

Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
CLOSED: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Friday:
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Statutory Holidays: Closed

Walk in Hours

Monday: 9am - 11:30am
                1:30pm - 3:30pm

Wednesday9am - 11:30am
                      1:30pm - 3:30pm

How to Get Here

Statutory Holidays

The Bassano Medical Clinic will be closed for the following Statutory Holidays in 2018:

New Year's Day - Jan 1
Family Day - Feb 19
Good Friday - Mar 30
Easter Monday - April 2
Victoria Day - May 21
Canada Day - July 2
Civic Holiday - Aug 6
Labour Day - Sept 3
Thanksgiving Day - Oct 8
Remembrance Day - Nov 12
Christmas Day - Dec 25
Boxing Day - Dec 26

Policies

No Abuse Policy

Verbal or Physical abuse of our Clinic Staff will not be tolerated and you may be asked to leave and it could lead to dismissal as a patient of this clinic.

No Show Policy

We require a 24 hour notice to cancel or re-book appointments or you are considered a “No-Show”. Patients with three (3) “No-Show” appointments will be subject to a $50 fee and may result in temporary suspension of services until the matter is resolved.

Prescription Renewal Policies

A Clinic appointment is required for all Prescription Renewals.
Here are some suggestions to help in the prevention of running out of medication:

  • Make a follow-­up appointment before you leave the doctor’s office.
  • If you did not book a follow up appointment, make sure you call and make an appointment 2-­3 weeks prior to running out of your medication.
  • Bring your current medications to each appointment (or a list available from your pharmacy).

Change to our Prescription Renewal Policy

Effective January 1, 2018

Faxed prescription renewal requests will no longer be refilled – you will require a Clinic appointment for all prescription refills.

News

Announcements

May 9th 2018

Dr. Awolesi is now accepting and seeing new patients. Call now to schedule your appointment.

May 29th 2018

Dr. Leena El-Isa will be looking after Dr. Richards and Dr Awolesi's patients while they are away.

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My Health Alberta

This site was built by the Alberta Gove​rnment and Alberta Health Services to give Albertans one place to go for health information they can trust. Healthcare experts across the province make sure the information is correct, up to date, and written for people who live in Alberta.

Click the button below to access information about:

  • health conditions
  • healthy living
  • medications
  • tests and treatments
  • educational videos
  • symptom checkers
  • emergency phone numbers
  • a healthcare locator (e.g., a family doctor near you)

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We are part of the Palliser Primary Care Network

The Palliser Primary Care Network provides services for patients in south-eastern Alberta. A group of more than 70 family physicians and 60 health care professionals work together to improve primary care for our patients.

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