Western Hospital

Western Hospital is a 25-bed (23 medical and two palliative) community hospital in Alberton that provides emergency, inpatient, ambulatory and palliative 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.


Emergency care

Hours may fluctuate depending on staff availability. Please consult the Emergency Department Wait Times: Western Hospital page for current hours of operation.

For emergency assistance, call 9-1-1.


Medical services

Western Hospital provides laboratory, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, physiotherapy, dialysis and nutrition counseling.

Visiting consultants offer clinics in geriatrics and HPV screening.


Visiting hours

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.



The Western Hospital Foundation and Western Hospital Auxiliary are groups of community volunteers who fundraise, collect and utilize funds to benefit the health of residents in Western Prince Edward Island. Donations are used to purchase necessary medical equipment and resources to support and improve patient care and comfort. To make a donation, call, email or write to:

Western Hospital Foundation
PO Box 499
Alberton, PE   C0B 1B0

Telephone:  (902) 853-8650
Email:  westernhospitalfoundation@gmail.com

Western Hospital Auxiliary
148 Poplar Street
PO Box 10
Alberton, PE   C0B 1B0

Telephone:  (902) 853-8650



If you are a student and wish to volunteer at Western Hospital, contact the Director of Nursing at (902) 853-8650.


Contact Western Hospital

Western Hospital
148 Poplar Street
Alberton, PE   C0B 1B0

Telephone:  (902) 853-8650 (Main desk)
Fax:  (902) 853-8658


Published date: 
September 27, 2023
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