Health PEI by the Numbers

The numbers below provide a snapshot of Health PEI.

Our population statistics

Population of PEI (estimated): 156,947
Aboriginal Population1: 2,740
New immigrants to Canada settled in PEI: 2,267
Births: 1,397
Deaths: 1,398
Prince Edward Island Population Report 2019, PEI Statistics Bureau
12016 Census, Statistics Canada

Our staff

Family Physicians: 121.25
Specialists: 105.5
Residents: 10
Nursing (NPs, RNs, LPNs, RCWs & PCWs) staff: 1,795
Administration and Management: 203
Lab Technicians: 179
Secretarial/Clerical: 284
Utility Worker/Service Worker: 402
Other Health Professionals and Support Staff: 1,163

2018-2019 Annual Report, Health PEI 

Our annual statistics

Emergency Visits: 94,294
Operative Cases (Acute Care): 3,711
Operative Cases (Day Surgery): 6,142
Admissions (excludes Hillsborough Hospital): 15,179
Average Length of Stay (days) (excludes Hillsborough Hospital): 9.18
Number of Diagnostic Imaging Exams: 153,281
Number of Tests Processed by Laboratory Services: 2,472,962
Hospital-Based Mental Health Services Inpatients: 1,230
Long-term Care Admissions: 190
Long-term Care Beds (public facilities): 598
Long-term Care Public Facilities: 9
Number of Clients Served by Home Care: 4,297
Admissions to Addiction Services: 2,925
Primary Care Health Centre Visits: 147,239
Number of Children Received Dental Treatment (Public Health Dental Program): 4,191
Number of Children Participated in the School-Based Prevention Program (Public Health Dental Program): 10,584

2018-2019 Annual Report, Health PEI

 

Published date: 
October 9, 2019
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General Inquiries

Health PEI
16 Garfield Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6130
Fax: 902-368-6136

healthpei@gov.pe.ca

Your Health Privacy

Media Inquiries
Phone: 902-368-6135

Health PEI Board of Directors
Phone: 902-368-4637

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department.

If you are unsure what to do about a health issue or if you need health information, call 8-1-1.

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