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Investing in infrastructure -, As she readies the current linear accelerator for her next patient, radiation therapist Leigh-Ann Locke explains how the world-class equipment arriving at the PEI Cancer Treatment Centre in March could be a life changer for some Islanders. The centre is getting a...
Supporting Island families -, Hiring more nurses across the province – as part of the province’s first-ever nursing strategy – will help ensure stable health care for Islanders now and into the future. Since January, Health PEI has hired 64 new graduate nurses, including 13 this December. Another...
What is Accreditation?, Accreditation is an evaluation process based on an external review. Accreditation Canada awarded Health PEI, Accreditation Status, following an intensive external review of facilities, programs, and services in October 2017. This Accreditation status remains in effect for...
The accreditation report describes the findings of the organization's survey by Accreditation Canada. Identified areas for improvement in this report will support the organization to continue to improve quality of care and services for Islanders.
Accreditation Canada has certified that Health PEI’s programs and services throughout the province meet national standards for health care excellence. More than 95 percent of the 3,550 criteria that Accreditation Canada assessed met national standards, a significant improvement from Health PEI’s...
Supporting Island families -, Being a patient and family advisor has allowed Karen MacLean to help shape how health care policy is delivered on Prince Edward Island. MacLean, of Summerside, is one of 38 Islanders currently volunteering as patient and family advisors on several quality teams and...
As a patient or family member, it is important that you understand the health care and treatment you receive. Remember to ask questions, listen to the answers, and talk about any concerns you may have. By being involved in your care, health care providers are able to provide the best and safest...
Knowing when, how and why you take medication plays a big part in medication safety. An up-to-date Medication List [PDF | 609 KB] can help you and your family keep track of all your medications. This list is important to help make sure you are getting the right medication at the right time., Why...
This leaflet reviews some important safety information about opioids.
The Health PEI Nursing Strategy: 2017-2020 sets direction for nursing within the province’s publically funded health care system.