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The Health PEI Business Plan 2018-2019 outlines key actions the organization will focus its efforts. This is the second business plan following the direction set in Health PEI’s three-year strategic plan (Health PEI Strategic Plan 2017-2020 [PDF | 2.29 MB]).
Islanders living with joint pain are now benefiting from a new specialized orthopedic clinic, providing faster pre-surgical and non-surgical care. The new Orthopedic Intervention Clinic is led by a nurse practitioner with specialized training who collaborates with the province’s five orthopedic...
Strengthening mental health services, A new mental health walk-in clinic in Montague will improve access to mental health services for Islanders in Kings County. Located at the Community Mental Health Office (126 Douses Road), the clinic will be open Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. starting...
A timeline of implementation of investments in Mental Health Addictions that will be made over the next five years (2018/19 to 2023/24).
If you are a senior living in your home, there are Adult Day Programs available across PEI that offer a variety of group and individual activities suited to personal abilities and interest in a safe and comfortable environment. The programs also support family and friend caregivers by giving them a...
Strengthening Mental Health Services -, A province-wide investment in mental health and addictions infrastructure will improve care for the one in ten Islanders who experience mental health and addictions challenges in their lifetime. As part of its 2019-20 capital budget released two weeks...
What are ketones?, Ketones are made when your body begins using fat instead of carbohydrates for energy. When there is not enough insulin to get glucose (sugar) from the blood into the cells, the body will turn to fat for energy. When fat is broken down, ketones are made which can accumulate in the...
Western Hospital in Alberton is using an innovative, first in Canada approach for delivering in-patient physician care remotely to patients without a family physician. Health PEI and the Medical Society of Prince Edward Island collaborated with Canadian telemedicine provider, Maple, to pilot...
Health PEI is offering free diabetes screening and risk assessment clinics for Islanders in locations across the province this month. November is Diabetes Awareness month, including World Diabetes Day today, which provides a great opportunity to learn more about diabetes prevention, education...
Antibiotics are one of medicine’s most powerful tools – when used properly. Sarah Lutes and Dr. Greg German are working to make sure these important drugs don’t lose their power to cure. Lutes, an antimicrobial pharmacist, and German, an MD and medical microbiologist, are hoping to raise awareness...