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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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Mock marine disaster exercise in the Salish Sea<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/01_Salishex%20highlight.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mock marine disaster exercise in the Salish SeaLast week, BC emergency response organizations, including BC Emergency Health Services, took part in Exercise Salish Sea, a mock marine disaster exercise.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/mock-marine-disaster-exercise-in-the-salish-seaRead about one of the largest major maritime incident exercises in Canadian history
Statement by the Minister of Health and BC Emergency Health Services on the death of Lloyd Smith<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/bcas-patch.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Statement by the Minister of Health and BC Emergency Health Services on the death of Lloyd Smithhttp://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/statement-by-the-minister-of-health-and-bc-emergency-health-services-on-the-death-of-lloyd-smithRead the full statement from Health Minister Adrian Dix and executive vice-president of BC Emergency Health Services Linda Lupini on the death of Lloyd Smith
On the front line of BC’s overdose crisis<img alt="Paramedics outside Emergency Department" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BCAS_VAN_033012_238%20highlight.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />On the front line of BC’s overdose crisisOpioid drug overdoses continue to rise to unprecedented levels in British Columbia.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/on-the-front-line-of-bc%E2%80%99s-overdose-crisisRead media stories about the integral role of our paramedics and dispatchers in this epidemic

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Thirteen ambulances, over 40 patients - and a positive outcomeThirteen ambulances, over 40 patients - and a positive outcomeA group of over 40 Delta farm workers had been cleaning greenhouse windows using gas-powered pressure washers, when they began feeling unwell. Managers at the farm initiated evacuation protocols and called 911.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/thirteen-ambulances-over-40-patients-and-a-positive-outcome2017-12-14T08:00:00Z
Mock marine disaster exercise in the Salish SeaMock marine disaster exercise in the Salish SeaLast week, BC emergency response organizations, including BC Emergency Health Services, took part in Exercise Salish Sea, a mock marine disaster exercise. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/mock-marine-disaster-exercise-in-the-salish-sea2017-11-03T07:00:00Z
Honours and recognition at BCEHS employee awards ceremonyHonours and recognition at BCEHS employee awards ceremony324 BCEHS staff from across the province were honoured at the annual Employee Long Service and Awards of Excellence ceremony on October 16, 2017.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/honours-and-recognition-at-bcehs-employee-awards-ceremony2017-10-24T07:00:00Z
Statement by the Minister of Health and BC Emergency Health Services on the death of Lloyd SmithStatement by the Minister of Health and BC Emergency Health Services on the death of Lloyd Smithhttp://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/statement-by-the-minister-of-health-and-bc-emergency-health-services-on-the-death-of-lloyd-smith2017-10-20T07:00:00Z
BCEHS celebrates its best and brightestBCEHS celebrates its best and brightestBCEHS staff from across the province and the Honourable Lt. Governor Judith Guichon will gather to celebrate staff achievements and our longest-serving employees on Monday, October 16, 2017.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/bcehs-celebrates-its-best-and-brightest2017-10-10T07:00:00Z

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