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The protection of Islanders’ personal health information will soon be strengthened. Effective July 1, the province’s new Health Information Act and regulations governs the collection, use, and disclosure of personal health information by all Prince Edward Island health care providers. “There is no...
The province is one step closer to hosting the 2023 Canada Winter Games. Today the Canada Games Council launched its official bid process, outlining what requirements Prince Edward Island must meet in order to host the 2023 winter games. The province also announced that Brian McFeely and Wayne...
Her work to bring nearly 300 doctors to Prince Edward Island over the past 10 years has earned Sheila MacLean a lifetime achievement award from her peers across Canada. This is, in fact, MacLean’s second national recognition award. In 2012, the Department of Health and Wellness' physician...
Diphtheria, is caused by bacteria that infect the nose and throat. These bacteria release a poison that may cause breathing problems due to the throat closing over as a result of a grayish membrane developing. In addition, heart failure and paralysis may occur. The bacteria which causes diphtheria...
Complete this form to register your intention to become an organ or tissue donor. Your information will be stored in a secure computerized PEI Donor Registry. In the future, your organ and/or tissue donor decision will be displayed on your new Health Card.
Service groups across Prince Edward Island can again apply for a Wellness Grant from the provincial government. Not-for-profit and non-government organizations, municipal communities, post-secondary institutions, home and school associations, and community groups can apply at Wellness Grant Program...
This report is a review of the continuum of care for seniors in Prince Edward Island, conducted in 2016.
Seniors are a valued and important subset of the population in Prince Edward Island (PEI). Furthermore, seniors are the fastest growing segment of the populations in the Province. The Department of Health and Wellness commissioned Health HR Group and Hollander Analytical Services Ltd to complete a...