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BC Emergency Health Services provides pre-hospital emergency services and inter-facility patient transfers throughout the province and oversees the BC Ambulance Service and BC Patient Transfer Services.

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GoodSAM Instant.Help: New virtual health tool helps BCEHS deliver better careGoodSAM Instant.Help: New virtual health tool helps BCEHS deliver better careBC Emergency Health Services and the Office of Virtual Health have teamed up to roll out a new pilot program to help paramedics connect patients with the right care, at the right time.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/goodsam-tool2022-05-02T07:00:00Z
Palliative care by BCEHS paramedics “one of the diamonds” in patient carePalliative care by BCEHS paramedics “one of the diamonds” in patient careBCEHS has created a new, comprehensive model and collaborative approach for paramedics’ response to palliative patients and their caregivers who call 9-1-1.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/palliative-care-by-paramedics2022-04-13T07:00:00Z
Providing calm and reassurance: recognizing emergency medical call takers, dispatchers, patient transfer coordinators & community paramedic coordinatorsProviding calm and reassurance: recognizing emergency medical call takers, dispatchers, patient transfer coordinators & community paramedic coordinatorsEmergency Service Dispatchers’ and 9-1-1 Awareness Week and National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is April 10 – 16, and celebrates those who form the backbone of B.C.’s emergency response system.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/providing-calm-and-reassurance2022-04-12T07:00:00Z
Blood on board: New program makes blood products available on Vancouver Island air ambulanceBlood on board: New program makes blood products available on Vancouver Island air ambulanceWhen a patient is bleeding heavily, every second counts.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/blood-on-board2022-04-06T07:00:00Z
New partnership brings blood to critically injured patients via air ambulance on Vancouver IslandNew partnership brings blood to critically injured patients via air ambulance on Vancouver IslandTrauma patients on Vancouver Island in need of life-saving blood transfusions will get the care they need faster now that air ambulance paramedics have full-time access to blood products from Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/blood-products-on-air-ambulances2022-03-31T07:00:00Z

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