New peritoneal dialysis services now available in the province
L-R: MLA Buck Watts and Minister of Health and Wellness Robert Henderson are given a tour of the provincial renal program at the QEH by Medical Director Dr. Derek Chaudhary.
Beginning this month, Islanders requiring peritoneal dialysis are able to receive life-sustaining treatment and support on the Island.
Emergency health services enhanced by new technology & ambulance
L-R: Dr. Scott Cameron, Chair of the Emergency Medical Services Board and Minister of Health and Wellness Robert Henderson.
An additional ambulance and a new computerized dispatch system are improving ambulance response times and the deployment of resources
Islanders to benefit from access to youth mental health services
Health PEI Medical Director of Mental Health Dr. Heather Keizer, Premier MacLauchlan, Canadian Mental Health Association Executive Director Reid Burke and Health and Wellness Minister Doug Currie.
The provincial government announced today that Island youth who are struggling with mental illness will soon have more access to acute and community-based mental health care.
Islanders asked to take simple online test to determine risk for diabetes
Minister Currie with Terry Lewis, Manager Community Engagement, Atlantic Canada and Liz McArthur, Volunteer Regional Chair for PEI.
During November which is Diabetes Awareness Month, Islanders are encouraged to take a simple online test to determine their risk for type 2 diabetes.
As influenza season approaches, make plans to get your flu shot
Vaccination against influenza offers the best protection from influenza viruses for you, your family and your community.