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Emergency medical care & patient transfer services

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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Families urged to take window safety measures as temperatures rise<img alt="BC Ambulance Helicopter" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/IMG_0392-crop-e1363624605956.jpg" width="354" 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
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

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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
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

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