Prince County Hospital

About Prince County Hospital

Prince County Hospital is the second largest acute care hospital in the province. The 110-bed facility provides emergency, inpatient and ambulatory care services.

When preparing to visit a patient in hospital or for your own hospital stay, visit Hospital Services to learn more about what you can expect, guidelines and other general information about Island hospitals.

For a listing of services offered at Prince County Hospital and other information, view the Patient Services Directory [PDF | 7.7 MB] or take a tour of the hospital [PDF | 15 MB].

What if I need emergency care?

If you or someone in your care has an urgent medical condition or is experiencing a health crisis emergency services are available 24 hours a day at Prince County Hospital or call 9-1-1

Learn more about Visiting the Emergency Department.

When can I visit a patient?

Family/partners in care can visit patients at any time as decided by the patient and in coordination with the health care team. Visitors can call the front desk or switchboard, or check with a health care provider before visiting a patient. Learn more about Family Presence and what you should know before visiting a patient.

Rest period:  1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Quiet hours:  Begin at 8 p.m.

After-hours access: For security and patient privacy, all doors are locked at 8:00 p.m. Family/partners in care must enter through the emergency entrance and check in with security.

Can I access hemodialysis services at Prince County Hospital?

Hemodialysis services are available at Prince County Hospital. To make arrangements, contact the Provincial Renal Coordinator at (902) 368-6738. To learn more, visit the PEI Renal Program.

How can I donate?

The Prince County Hospital Foundation raises funds for medical equipment for the Prince County Hospital. To make a donation, visit their website at https://pchcare.com or call, email or write to:

Prince County Hospital Foundation
PO Box 3000
Summerside, PE   C1N 2A9

Telephone: (902) 432-2547
Fax: (902) 432-2551
Email:  info@pchcare.com

How can I volunteer?

If you would like to assist staff, patients/residents and families at Prince County Hospital or a public manor (Summerset Manor, Wedgewood Manors, Stewart Memorial) in East Prince, complete the Volunteer Services Application Form [PDF | 51 KB] and mail it to:

Volunteer Services
Prince County Hospital
65 Roy Boates Avenue
PO Box 3000
Summerside, PE   C1N 2A9

Telephone:  (902) 438-4359

Once you complete the application process, you will receive specific training, a rewarding assignment and ongoing support.

The Volunteer Handbook [ PDF | 200 KB] provides more detailed information about the Volunteer Services Program.

How do I contact Prince County Hospital?

Prince County Hospital
65 Roy Boates Avenue
PO Box 3000
Summerside, PE   C1N 2A9

Telephone:  (902) 438-4200
Fax:  (902) 438-4511

 

Published date: 
March 20, 2016
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Phone: (902) 368-6130
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