LBD PCN in the news


Warburg Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic opens June 1.pdf

Thorsby and Warburg Nurse Practitioner ready to see patients.pdf

Dedicated health care provider secured for Thorsby and Warburg.pdf

Edmonton-area doc walking the walk when it comes to care CBC


New website makes it easier for Albertans to find a family doctor


Leduc doctor and PCN president named one of Top 40 Under 40Printed in the Leduc Representative November 9, 2016.

Cardiac patients offered support through local rehab program​ Printed in the Leduc Representative March 4, 2016.​

Two heads to the same coin that can improve the health of Albertans and save our health system millions of dollars Printed in the Devon Dispatch January 8, 2016 and in the Leduc Representative on January 15, 2016.

Unlocking the mystery behind type 2 diabetes: who's at risk? Printed in the Beaumont News February 12, 2016 and Leduc County Market February 17, 2016.


Ask the experts - what is a Primary Care Network? Printed in the Beaumont News July 31, 2015

What the Primary Care Network can do for you Printed in the Leduc Representative on July 31, 2015

I eat healthy food and I am active but I still am not losing weight. Why? Printed in the Leduc Representative and Beaumont News on September 18, 2015.

Alzheimer's disease: misconceptions and realistic expectations. Article written by Dr. Trevor Byers (PCN member physician) printed in the Leduc Representative on September 18, 2015.


LBD PCN campaign leading virtual walk to Jasper Ran in the Devon Dispatch April 18, 2014.

Prescription program helps patients to "get active". Primary Care Connection May 2014 Newsletter

Dementia: Signs, Prevention & Treatment Interview with LBD PCN member physician Dr. Trevor Byers, published in the Leduc Representative Summer 2014 Activities Guide.

Long running program benefiting Leduc County seniors Article ran in the Country Market paper October 30th, 2013 and Leduc Representative January 3, 2014.

See the Prescription To Get Active website for all media relating to the regional launch in February, 2014.​


Tips for a health diet Article ran in Beaumont News, September 20, 2013.

Dr. Balko was interviewed by CBC News regarding our Prescription to Get Active program. The article appeared on and the segment aired on The National on May 5, 2013.​

LRC encouraging people to step out for a supervised walk. Leduc Representative article, August 2, 2013.​

Cardiac rehab program improving local heart health Article ran in the Leduc Representative, September 20, 2013​

Streamlining the search for a family doctor Article ran in the Devon Dispatch on September 20, 2013​

Obesity clinic providing guidance for dropping pounds Article printed in the Devon Dispatch, November 8, 2013.

PCN Prescription to Get Active program gains new partners Printed in the Primary Care Connection newsletter, February 2013

Beaumont After-Hours Clinic taking online appointments Article ran in the Beaumont News on February 1, 2013​.


Leduc and area residents getting active in the name of good health Printed in Leduc Representative January 20, 2012​

The front page of the Edmonton Journal, regarding the Prescription to Get Active Program. Printed February 3, 2012.

Global News reporter, Fletcher Kent, interviews LBD PCN Executive Director Len Frank and LBD PCN Physician Dr. Justin Balko about the Prescription To Get Active program. The segment aired on February 3, 2012, in the Health Matters section of the newscast. It can be viewed at 19:19 into the news hour. Global News interview.

Prescription Alberta video

Article printed in the Beaumont News, March 9, 2012 and the Leduc Representative, March 16, 2012 and inPrimary Care Connection, June, 2012.

Shaping the future of diabetes Article printed in the Edmonton Sun, September 16, 2012 by Jason Hills.

No-shows a drain on the health care system. This article appeared in the Leduc Representative on October 9, 2012.

2008 - 2011

JPC Publication - May 25 2011.pdf

In this video, LBD PCN member physician, Dr. Jana Holden, talks about Primary Care Networks. Prescription Alberta

Please see the press release regarding Prescription to Get Active: Leduc Representative