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Western Hospital

Western Hospital is a 25-bed community hospital located in Alberton, PEI.  It provides services for approximately 8,000 residents of West Prince as well as visitors to the area. 

The services available include an emergency department, acute care, ambulatory care, palliative care, laboratory and x-ray, pharmacy, as well as in-patient and out-patient physiotherapy, occupational therapy and nutrition counseling.

The Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and offers traditional emergency department services during daytime hours (from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.).  During the overnight hours (from 8 p.m. until 8 a.m.), it operates as a CEC with a team that includes paramedics with Advanced Life Support training and emergency nurses, as well as on-call oversight provided by an emergency department physician.

Visiting Consultants / Clinics:
The hospitals receives the services from visiting consultants and clinics in the following areas:

Hemo and central line dialysis is also offered at Western Hospital.  Other services located within the hospital but delivered by other divisions include a primary health care clinic (by booked appointment), Public Health Nursing, Community Mental Health and Addiction Services.

People wishing to volunteer at the hospital should call (902) 853-8650.

The Western Hospital Foundation and the Western Hospital Healthcare Auxiliary provides funding for equipment and resources for the health services of Western Hospital. The foundation and the auxiliary are both comprised of community volunteers committed to fund-raising, collecting and directing dollars to improve and maintain the health of the citizens of West Prince.

Visiting Hours:
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  2:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Contact information:
Health PEI - Western Hospital, Alberton

Western Hospital
148 Poplar Street
PO Box 10
Alberton, PE   C0B 1B0

T:  (902) 853-8650
F:  (902) 853-8658

Physician Clinic
T:  (902) 853-0403

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