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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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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
Team BC aims to regain top honours at world rescue competition<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/about/P1060721%20teambcpractice.JPG?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Team BC aims to regain top honours at world rescue competitionWith training already underway, and three new team members on board, “Team Canada-British Columbia” (or Team BC for short) is once again getting ready to compete in the annual Rallye Rejviz International Medical Rescue Competition in the Czech Republic. /about/news-stories/news-roll/team-bc-aims-to-regain-top-honours-at-world-rescue-competition
Helijet air ambulance flights permanently resume 24/7 at BC hospitals<img alt="BC Ambulance Helicopter" height="236" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/bc-ambulance-helicopter-sm.jpg" width="354" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Helijet air ambulance flights permanently resume 24/7 at BC hospitalsAir ambulance flights operated by BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) partner Helijet International will be fully and permanently restored at all hospital helipads in BC, effective 8:30 am tomorrow./about/news-stories/news-roll/helijet-air-ambulance-flights-permanently-resume-24-7-at-bc-hospitals

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Province to fund more ambulances and paramedics to improve emergency responseProvince to fund more ambulances and paramedics to improve emergency responseThe Ministry of Health is adding $91.4 million in additional funding over the next three years for emergency health services.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/province-to-fund-more-ambulances-and-paramedics2017-03-08T08:00:00Z
Team BC aims to regain top honours at world rescue competitionTeam BC aims to regain top honours at world rescue competitionTeam BC is once again getting ready to compete in the annual Rallye Rejviz International Medical Rescue Competition in the Czech Republic.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/team-bc-aims-to-regain-top-honours-at-world-rescue-competition2017-03-08T08:00:00Z
Thank you for your care and compassionThank you for your care and compassion"This may be an everyday occurrence for your service, but not for me: thank god!"http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/thank-you-for-your-care-and-compassion2017-01-31T08:00:00Z
Every overdose has a first responderEvery overdose has a first responder2016 has brought an alarming increase in opioid drug overdoses in British Columbia.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/every-overdose-has-a-first-responder2017-01-27T08:00:00Z
Kudos for Lakes District paramedicsKudos for Lakes District paramedicsParamedics in Burns Lake and Vanderhoof were recently recognized as “partners in education” by the Nechako Lakes School District (SD91) for supporting programs that help students explore career options. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/kudos-for-lakes-district-paramedics2017-01-25T08:00:00Z

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