About: Health and Wellness

The Department of Health and Wellness provides oversight to health services in the province in accordance with the Health Services Act. It establishes an accountability framework, standards for health services, performance targets, policy or guidelines for the management of operations and delivery of services and approves business plans and budgets.

The Department also provides leadership in all matters related to public health and health promotion and informs policy to improve the health and well-being of citizens.

Some of the priorities in this mandate are to:

  • Enhance primary care through the active recruitment and deployment of skilled front-line workers
  • Continue to advance a culture of wellness in the province
  • Work with Health PEI to advance service delivery, clinical decision making and adherence to fiscal goals
  • Advance rural health delivery, including the implementation of regional district advisory councils
  • Work with other social policy departments on a renewed Mental Health and Addictions strategy

Structure and Employees

Chief Mental Health and Addictions Office
Chief Public Health Office
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Communicable Disease Program
Environmental Health
Health Promotion
Population Health Assessment and Surveillance
Finance and Corporate Management
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Financial Services
Human Resources
Health Policy and Programs
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Community Care Facility and Private Nursing Home Inspection
Health Recruitment and Retention
Minister's Office
Sport and Recreation
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Minister's Office
(902) 368-5250
(902) 368-4121
Deputy Minister
Administrative Assistant to Minister
Administrative Assistant to Deputy Minister
Communications Officer

General Inquiries

Department of Health and Wellness
4th Floor North, Shaw Building
105 Rochford Street
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: (902) 368-6414
Fax: (902) 368-4121