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New Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Program for Prince Edward Island Nurses
March 20, 2009

The Department of Health, the PEI Nurses Union and the University of Prince Edward Island...

Incidents of Vomiting and Diarrhea at Hillsborough Hospital
March 20, 2009

Hillsborough Hospital is experiencing a number of cases of vomiting and diarrhea in one of...

Five Residents Identified for PEI Family Medicine Residency Program
March 12, 2009

The province announced today that five family medicine residents have been identified to begin...

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Experiences Bed Pressures
March 12, 2009

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is experiencing temporary bed pressures because of a surge...

Services Returning to Normal at Community Hospital OíLeary after Emergency Situation
March 7, 2009

Hospital staff and administration at Community Hospital O'Leary are working hard to resume...

Revised Visiting Guidelines for Queen Elizabeth Hospital
March 5, 2009

Staff and administration at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) would like to advise the public...

Province Releases New Healthy Aging Strategy
February 20, 2009

Premier Robert Ghiz and Minister of Health, Doug Currie were at Summerset Manor in Summerside...

PEIís Deputy Minister of Health Selected to sit on a National Patient Safety Board
February 6, 2009

The Deputy Minister for the PEI Department of Health, Keith Dewar, has been selected to represent...

Physician Returns to Queen Elizabeth Hospital
February 4, 2009

Dr. David Ashby will return to the QEH operating room this week to perform surgical assists...

The Influenza Virus Officially Arrives on Prince Edward Island
January 22, 2009

Over the past week, four cases of laboratory confirmed influenza illness, or the flu, were...

Environmental Public Health Week Recognizes Work of Health Inspectors
January 19, 2009

Environmental health officers across the Island are being recognized this week for their valuable...

Construction Date of New Ambulatory Care Centre at QEH Moved Forward
December 19, 2008

The construction start date for the new Ambulatory Care Center at Queen Elizabeth Hospital...

Details Released on First Stages of Implementation for Youth Strategy
December 18, 2008

Details on the implementation of the first stages of the PEI Youth Substance Use and Addiction...

PEI Family Medicine Residency Program Developing on Target
December 16, 2008

The province has reached another milestone in the development of the Family Medicine Residency...

PEI Ahead of the Country in Providing Access to Family Physicians
December 12, 2008

Prince Edward Island has exceeded a target outlined by the College of Family Physicians of...

Island Health Advisory Council Co-Chairs Announced
December 3, 2008

Today, Minister of Health, Doug Currie, announced the Co-Chairs for the new Island Health...

Walk-in Clinic Hours Expanded at Eastern Kings Family Health Centre
December 2, 2008

The Eastern Kings Family Health Centre is now offering expanded hours for walk-in clinics...

Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Hillsborough Hospital Recognize Employees' Long-Term Service
November 28, 2008

At an event last night at the Delta Prince Edward Hotel, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH...

Health Minister Acknowledges Addiction Awareness Week
November 21, 2008

Doug Currie, Minister of Health, acknowledged Addiction Awareness Week today in the legislature...

Province Release Consultantís Report on the Islandís Health Care System
November 18, 2008

Today the province released the consultantís report of the comprehensive review of the Prince...

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