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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 the BC Patient Transfer Network.

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BCEHS tells BC residents to think FAST—about stroke<img alt="Paramedic stands next to ambulance with ACT FAST stroke awareness decal" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ACTFAST%2016x9.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCEHS tells BC residents to think FAST—about strokeThanks to a partnership between BCEHS and the Heart and Stroke Foundation, over 600 BC ambulances are now sporting informational decals designed to help raise awareness of the signs of stroke./about/news-stories/news-roll/bcehs-tells-bc-residents-to-think-fast-about-strokeLearn how to recognize the signs of stroke and learn what to do
Families urged to take window safety measures as temperatures rise<img alt="BC Ambulance Helicopter" src="/PublishingImages/IMG_0390.jpg" width="839" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Families urged to take window safety measures as temperatures riseAn open window is much more than a way to find relief on a hot day – it’s also a serious safety hazard for young children unless parents and caregivers take precautions./about/news-stories/news-roll/families-urged-to-take-window-safety-measures-as-temperatures-rise
Province to fund more ambulances and paramedics to improve emergency response in B.C.<img alt="" height="236" src="/PublishingImages/BCAS_032513_047_original.JPG" width="354" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Province to fund more ambulances and paramedics to improve emergency response in B.C.The Ministry of Health is adding $91.4 million in additional funding over the next three years for emergency health services./about/news-stories/news-roll/province-to-fund-more-ambulances-and-paramedics

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BCEHS tells BC residents to think FAST - about strokeBCEHS tells BC residents to think FAST - about strokeTransporting a patient to hospital isn’t the only way for an ambulance to help save a life. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/bcehs-tells-bc-residents-to-think-fast-about-stroke2017-06-21T07:00:00Z
Emergency care at an East Vancouver skate parkEmergency care at an East Vancouver skate parkOn September 20, 2016, Vancouver photographer Kitt Woodland suffered a bi-condylar tibial plateau fracture – a small break to her lower leg just below her knee. She was skateboarding at Hastings Skate Park, despite being a bit out of practice. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/emergency-care-at-an-east-vancouver-skate-park2017-06-01T07:00:00Z
Fifty years on the frontlinesFifty years on the frontlinesBC’s longest serving paramedic, Greenwood Unit Chief Ken Riddle, celebrated 50 years of dedicated service earlier this month, and he has no plans for retiring any time soon. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/50-years-on-the-frontlines2017-05-31T07:00:00Z
Vital Link Award – sneak attackVital Link Award – sneak attackIt’s not easy to keep BC Emergency Health Services’ most prestigious community honour, the Vital Link Award a secret, but that’s what happened last month. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/vital-link-award-–-sneak-attack2017-05-30T07:00:00Z
Families urged to take window safety measures as temperatures riseFamilies urged to take window safety measures as temperatures riseAn open window is much more than a way to find relief on a hot day – it’s also a serious safety hazard for young children unless parents and caregivers take precautions.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/families-urged-to-take-window-safety-measures-as-temperatures-rise2017-05-18T07:00:00Z

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