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Patient medical homes have been formed at six Island primary care locations, beginning the shift in primary health care from solo family practices to collaborative health care and better access to care for Islanders. The current plan is to have ten Patient Medical Homes in various locations across...
The Patient Registry Program helps connect Islanders to a family doctor or nurse practitioner who is accepting new patients, whether you have just moved to Prince Edward Island or have relocated within the province., You should contact the patient registry if you:, do, not, have a family doctor or...
DASH Program Frequently Asked Questions for Clinicians
Dash Program Referral Form
Diabetes Active Steps for Health, What is the DASH Program?, The DASH program is aimed at early identification of risk for falls and early identification of foot ulcer risks in people with diabetes. In our assessments, we use gait (walking) and balance measures. As part of the assessment we use a...
What is a midwife?, Midwives are primary care providers that care for their clients before and throughout pregnancy, labour, birth, and the postpartum period. Midwives are experts in low-risk, normal pregnancy and birth. 1 The Modern Midwifery Practice in Canada video has more information on...
As of, June 1, 2022, a new program will be available for eligible Islanders to assist with the cost of purchasing glucose sensors at their local community pharmacy., What is a glucose sensor?, Glucose sensor technology, often referred to as Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) is a method to track...
Having a regular Pap test is the best way you can protect yourself from cervical cancer. There are no symptoms to let you know a Pap test is needed. In general, the current Pap screening guidelines recommend to have a Pap test every three years for the age range 25-65., Learn more about Pap...
Having a regular Pap test is the best way you can protect yourself from cervical cancer. You can use this online form to request an appointment for a Pap test., What is a Pap test?, During a Pap test a family physician, nurse practitioner, or registered nurse will remove a small sample of cells...
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