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A few years back, nurse practitioners (NPs) were a new concept in Prince Edward Island’s health system. Today, a network of NPs in the West Prince region work in collaboration with other health care team members to provide residents in the area with access to timely, personal health care. Maryna...
Dr. Padraig Casey is in the early stages of a medical career and raising a family life. He’s building them both on Prince Edward Island. Casey grew up in Ireland’s County Louth and received his medical training in Dublin. When the time came to enter into medical practice, he saw both personal and...
Submit a PEI Health Card Replacement Request Form if you have lost your PEI Health Card. There will be a $10 replacement fee for each card, with a maximum of $50 per household.
Visitor precautions have been put in place at Summerset Manor in Summerside due to the presence of gastro-intestinal illness. At the same time, precautions are being lifted at Wedgewood Manor in Summerside and at Beach Grove Home in Charlottetown which had previously been restricted due to gastro-...
Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island increase access to treatment options for people with substance use disorders
The opioid crisis is devastating individuals, families and communities across the country. Without increased access to effective, evidence-based treatment options, people with substance use disorders will continue to be at risk for overdose. Today, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas...
Visitor precautions have been put in place at Wedgewood Manor in Summerside and continue at Beach Grove Home in Charlottetown due to the presence of gastro-intestinal illness. Health PEI asks that visitors stay home if they are feeling unwell to prevent the further spread of illness to residents...
Supporting Island families, During Heart Health Month Islanders are encouraged to speak with their primary care provider about their risk for heart disease and how they can live heart healthy. “February is an opportunity for all of us as Islanders to think about our own heart health and what we...
Launching a medical practice can be challenging, but Dr. Mitch Stewart says he found plenty of support from the local medical community and from Health PEI when he started practicing as a general practitioner in Charlottetown. Stewart went into family practice in 2018, taking over the practice and...
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Visitor precautions have been lifted on Unit 8 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and at Sherwood Home, but remain in place at other health care facilities due to the ongoing presence of influenza and gastro-intestinal illness. Kings County Memorial Hospital continues to limit visitation to no more...