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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 BC Patient Transfer Services.

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First BCEHS Electric Vehicle ArrivesFirst BCEHS Electric Vehicle ArrivesBC Emergency Health Services is taking the first step towards converting its ambulance vehicles to electric, with the arrival of the first of six Ford Mach-E response vehicles.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/first-bcehs-electric-vehicle-arrives2022-09-29T07:00:00Z
Blood on board program expands to the InteriorBlood on board program expands to the InteriorEvery second counts when a patient is bleeding heavily.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/blood-on-board-program-expands-to-the-interior2022-08-23T07:00:00Z
Help us help: how to keep 911 for serious emergenciesHelp us help: how to keep 911 for serious emergenciesBC Emergency Health Services is receiving more 9-1-1 phone calls in its dispatch centres than ever before. In the past five years there has been a 28 per cent increase in 9-1-1 calls for an ambulance.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/help-us-help2022-07-29T07:00:00Z
Paramedic referrals connect people to support after overdoseParamedic referrals connect people to support after overdoseBC paramedics are helping to address the ongoing toxic drug crisis by connecting people at risk to important health-care services through a new initiative with the regional health authorities.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/paramedic-referrals-connect-people-to-support-after-overdose2022-07-12T07:00:00Z
Vancouver resident honoured for saving neighbour’s life with CPRVancouver resident honoured for saving neighbour’s life with CPRVancouver resident Marc Downes did not have any emergency training, but when he discovered a woman unconscious and floating in the hot tub of his residential building last March, he sprang into action.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/vancouver-resident-honoured-for-saving-neighbour’s-life-with-cpr2022-06-28T07:00:00Z

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