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Last Updated: March 24, 2020 (4:30 p.m.)
- Fee codes extended for telephone, video and email
Certain fee codes are extended to include care by telephone (as previously communicated) AND secure email or video. Physician Compensation
- Respiratory Assessment Clinics
Physicians are asked to coordinate efforts to create clinics to care for patients requiring assessment and treatment for respiratory illness (both those not at risk for having COVID-19 and those at risk). Contact Gail Scott if interested in a clinic in your community. See Memo: March 21, 2020
“We see patients waiting too long for care and too many people who simply don’t have access to a family doctor,” said Dr. David Bannon,…More...
CBC News: Provincewide electronic medical record solution coming to PEI. MSPEI President sees it as an important step to improving patient care. Learn moreMore...
CBC NEWS — It’s an issue that all four political parties agreed on in the recent P.E.I. election — the province needs to change its…More...
Last week I became the President of the Medical Society of Prince Edward Island, taking the reins from Past-President, Dr. Kris Saunders, who capably led…More...
New Medical Society president calls for better physician recruitment and more innovative health-care
Summerside surgeon, Dr. David Bannon, was named the Medical Society of Prince Edward Island (MSPEI) President at its annual meeting on May 23, 2019. Dr.…More...
We are so fortunate to have Dr. Trevor Jain's ( @Jainbrae) leadership and expertise supporting us though COVID. We are in good hands. #covidwarrior https://t.co/keSuKER936
We are all in this together. #PEICovid19 https://t.co/lIJQ5bEbM2
Many great conversations today on how we can support our front line Health Care workers & keep Islanders safe. Thanks to @MonaOShea of @PEINursesUnion, Leonard Gallant of @cupepei, Karen Jackson of @PeiUpse, @MSPEI_Pres of @MSPEI_Docs & Bob Nutbrown of private LTC Homes. #PEI https://t.co/xIpm41EdFI