As the designated Regional Base Hospital for eastern Ontario, the RPPEO is mandated by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to provide the following services to land ambulance services and their paramedics:
- Certification and authorization to perform controlled acts and other medical procedures in accordance with Ontario's Advanced Life Support Patient Care Standards,
- Continuing medical education,
- Medical oversight and continuous quality improvement related to controlled acts and other medical procedures, and
- Medical advice and consultation.