Ambulance Response Times

What is a response time?

An ambulance response time is defined as the time it takes an ambulance and paramedics to arrive on-scene from the time the 9-1-1 call is received.

How are response times reported?

Ambulance response times for Prince Edward Island are reported quarterly and reflect information gathered over a three-month time frame.

2019-20 [PDF | 205 KB]
2018-19 [PDF | 265 KB]
2017-18 [PDF | 228 KB]
2016-17 [PDF | 228 KB]
2015-16 [PDF | 223 KB]

The information reflects the overall median response time for all pre-hospital calls for each of the six ambulance coverage zones.

What other information is reported?

In addition to the response times, the report includes the total number of ambulance calls for each coverage zone during that same three-month time period and what percentage of total provincial calls that reflects.

The report also includes the top-five most common pre-hospital ambulance calls.

How do I contact Emergency Health Services?

Emergency Health Services
95-105 Rochford Street
4th Floor North, Shaw Building
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Telephone:  (902) 368-6719
Fax:  (902) 368-4224


Published date: 
August 28, 2023
Health and Wellness

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