About Island EMS: Island EMS, a subsidiary
company of Medavie EMS, began operating the ground ambulance service in
Prince Edward Island (PEI) 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 PEI.
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.
Times: Island EMS has and continues to make significant improvements to
response times throughout Prince Edward Island. We monitor trends and examine Emergency and Urgent response times throughout the province regularly.