Carolyn Ryan

Carolyn Ryan is the acting executive producer at CBC Charlottetown.

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Woman with Huntington's disease called 'manipulative' in psychiatrist's notes

A Summerside psychiatrist called a patient with Huntington’s disease 'manipulative' in his notes on the case and restricted her access to the telephone at the Prince County Hospital, a disciplinary hearing was told on Tuesday. 

P.E.I. psychiatrist says he was 'rooting for' patient, not punishing her

A Summerside psychiatrist who has been accused of professional misconduct had his chance to defend his actions Monday, in front of a College of Physicians and Surgeons of P.E.I. board of inquiry.

Psychiatrist's behaviour left Summerside hospital staff concerned, hearing told

Some Prince County Hospital staff members did not agree with how psychiatrist Dr. Arvind Singh was treating a patient with advanced Huntington's disease, a hearing into misconduct allegations heard Tuesday.

Allegations of wrong treatment, rudeness explored at P.E.I. psychiatrist's hearing

Doctor-guardian communications came under the microscope Thursday at a Charlottetown hearing into allegations of professional misconduct by an Island psychiatrist who was treating a woman with advanced Huntington's disease.

Woman inappropriately locked up at P.E.I. hospital, father alleges at doctor's misconduct hearing

A disciplinary hearing for a P.E.I. psychiatrist accused of professional misconduct heard Wednesday that he would order staff to lock up a patient with Huntington's disease for hours at a time.

P.E.I. ambulance company struggling to fill 9 vacancies for paramedics

In the wake of the death of a West Prince man last month, the head of the company that runs ambulance services on Prince Edward Island says it is trying to fill nine vacancies for paramedics.

Federal government seeks appeal of P.E.I. fish kill ruling

Lawyers for Fisheries and Oceans Canada want the P.E.I. Court of Appeal to hear arguments over a 2016 fish kill.

5 P.E.I. visitors with positive rapid test results later confirmed as negative

The first day of rapid tests for visitors entering Prince Edward Island at Borden-Carleton resulted in five positive results for COVID-19, but all five people were later confirmed to be negative when given PCR tests. 

King says now not the time for P.E.I. to give up any vaccine doses

Prince Edward Island’s premier is rejecting calls in some quarters for provinces with few COVID-19 cases to send their vaccine allocations to worse-off regions. 

P.E.I. health card no longer needed to get COVID-19 vaccine, says province

Holding a Prince Edward Island health card is no longer a must for people on the Island who want to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. 

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