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Queen Elizabeth Hospital Taking Extra Precautions
November 13, 2008

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is reporting six cases of newborns who have tested positive...

New Birth Certificate Protects Islanders Against Identity Theft
November 13, 2008

A new, more secure birth certificate is now available on Prince Edward Island. The new document...

Minister Currie Meets with Island Medical Students at Dalhousie and Memorial Universities
November 12, 2008

Health Minister Doug Currie recently met with Island medical students and residents at Dalhousie...

Province and the PEI Nursesí Union Reach Tentative Agreement
November 7, 2008

The Province of Prince Edward Island and the PEI Nursesí Union (PEINU) reached a tentative...

Province Announces 17 New Doctors
November 5, 2008

The Department of Health is pleased to announce that 17 new physicians have been recruited...

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Experiences Bed Pressures
October 29, 2008

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

Provincial Palliative Home Care Drug Program Begins Today
October 27, 2008

Starting today, the new Provincial Palliative Home Care Drug Program will provide drug coverage...

Western Hospital Experiences Temporary Emergency Room Closure
October 21, 2008

The public is advised that the Emergency Room at Western Hospital will be temporarily closed...

Construction Underway on New Tyne Valley Health Centre
October 10, 2008

Construction has started on the Tyne Valley Health Centre, Premier Robert Ghiz and Health...

Influenza Vaccine Now Available
October 2, 2008

Doctorís offices and family health clinics on Prince Edward Island have received their first...

New Model of Care Implemented at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital
September 29, 2008

A new model of care is being introduced at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital that will provide...

Island Listeriosis Case Not Connected to Recalled Foods
September 18, 2008

Test results from the Public Health Agency of Canadaís National Microbiology Laboratory have...

Western Hospital Experiences Temporary Emergency Room Closure
September 12, 2008

The public is advised that the Emergency Room at Western Hospital will be temporarily closed...

Minister Currie Chairs Successful Health Ministerís Conference in Quebec City
September 9, 2008

Provincial and territorial health ministers met recently in Quebec City to discuss access,...

One Case of Listeriosis Confirmed in Province
September 1, 2008

One case of Listeriosis has been confirmed in Prince Edward Island this week-end. The patient...

Western Hospital Experiences Temporary Emergency Room Closure
August 27, 2008

The public is advised that the Emergency Room at Western Hospital will be temporarily closed...

Province Encourages Islanders to Contact Patient Registry
August 18, 2008

The Provincial Government is asking Islanders who are looking for a family physician and have...

Province Eliminates Out of Province Ambulance Transfer Fees
August 14, 2008

The province will now cover the cost to transport patients who are referred to other health...

Government Invests in Provincial Breast Screening
August 13, 2008

The province has made a significant investment in breast screening that will benefit Island...

Provincial Government Reaches New Agreement with Physicians
July 28, 2008

A new three-year Master Agreement between the PEI Medical Society, on behalf of Island physicians...

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