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Much more support is now available for Islanders who need to relocate outside the Maritimes for transplant surgery. Every year, several Islanders need to relocate outside the Maritime region to receive a life-sustaining transplant such as a new heart, heart-lung, single or double lung, liver or...
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Islanders will have the opportunity to learn more about breast cancer in Prince Edward Island at a free information session. , Breast Cancer on PEI: An Island Check-Up , Saturday, October 5, 2019. Hotel on Pownal, Pownal Lecture Room, 146 Pownal Street...
A total of 141 health care professionals from across Prince Edward Island have received training in palliative care increasing their ability to provide better care and support to Islanders and their families. Health care providers took part in two days of training on Learning Essential Approaches...
Health PEI is asking members of the public to submit samples of biting ticks for a study tracking the human risk of tick-borne illness on Prince Edward Island. Dr. Greg German, Health PEI medical microbiologist, said the laboratory he works at receives about 80 ticks a year from family and...
Transgender health services may be accessed through your family physician, nurse practitioner or community mental health provider. Speak with your health care provider or the patient navigator for help with your transition. The patient navigator can be reached by calling, 1-844-882-3141, or...
Gender confirming surgery is insured under PEI Medicare when prior authorization has been obtained from Health PEI. Your family physician or nurse practitioner will need to complete this form and provide the necessary attachments to Health PEI's Out-of-Province Coordinator.
This map illustrates the process for receiving prior approval for gender-confirming surgery. For more information, visit Transgender Health Services .
Information for Patients, Clients and Residents, Deciding whether medical assistance in dying is right for you is a very personal choice. Everyone is different, and has different wishes. Regardless, it is normal to ask questions about medical assistance in dying if you are considering it. It is...
Master Agreement between the Medical Society of Prince Edward Island and the Government of Prince Edward Island and Health PEI from April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2019 that establishes a Tariff of Fees and other systems of payment for health services.
The Family Medicine Residency Program is a two-year program that provides training in family medicine in Prince Edward Island to medical students who have completed their four-year medical degree. Once students enter the program, they are referred to as medical residents., What can medical...