Island EMS, a wholly owned subsidiary company of Medavie Health Services,
began operating the ground ambulance service in Prince Edward Island in
April 2006. Operating on a long-term service contract with the
Government of PEI, Island EMS is solely responsible for the delivery of
the pre-hospital emergency care and non-emergency transfers for the province of Prince Eward Island.
EMS currently has bases located across PEI in Alberton, O’Leary,
Summerside, Montague and Souris, with the main administration office and
paramedic base in Charlottetown. There are approximately 150 paramedics
working with Island EMS, with the scope of practice of Primary Care
Paramedic, Intermediate Care Paramedic and Advanced Care Paramedic.