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​Providing pre-hospital emergency services and inter-facility patient transfers throughout the province. BCEHS oversees the BC Ambulance Service and the BC Patient Transfer Network.

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Lessons learned and gratitude after a near-death experience<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/ground-ambulance-01.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Lessons learned and gratitude after a near-death experienceIt was just a month ago that 67-year-old Brad Atchison suffered a cardiac arrest while hiking alone but thanks to BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) paramedics and Langford first responders, his comeback has been remarkably swift. /about/news-stories/news-roll/lessons-learned-and-gratitude-after-a-near-death-experience
West coast readies for emergency response practice<img alt="Earthquake damage" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/earthquake-damage.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />West coast readies for emergency response practiceFrom June 7 -10, BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) will join multiple partners in the first ever provincially-led, full-scale earthquake response exercise, Exercise Coastal Response./about/news-stories/news-roll/west-coast-readies-for-emergency-response-practice
Warm weather ahead brings window safety warning from doctors & paramedics<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/30-39/Windows%20and%20Falls%20May%203%202013.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Warm weather ahead brings window safety warning from doctors & paramedicsTo kick off Safe Kids Week, BC Children’s Hospital, BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS), together with all health authorities around the province are reminding parents and caregivers to make sure their windows and balconies are safe and secure./about/news-stories/news-roll/warm-weather-ahead-brings-window-safety-warning-from-doctors-paramedics

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Lessons learned and gratitude after a near-death experienceLessons learned and gratitude after a near-death experienceIt was just a month ago that 67-year-old Brad Atchison suffered a cardiac arrest while hiking alone but thanks to BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) paramedics and Langford first responders, his comeback has been remarkably swift. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/lessons-learned-and-gratitude-after-a-near-death-experience2016-06-10T07:00:00Z
West coast readies for emergency response practiceWest coast readies for emergency response practiceFrom June 7 -10, BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) will join multiple partners in the first ever provincially led, full-scale earthquake response exercise, Exercise Coastal Response.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/west-coast-readies-for-emergency-response-practice2016-06-07T07:00:00Z
Warm weather ahead brings window safety warning from doctors & paramedicsWarm weather ahead brings window safety warning from doctors & paramedicsTo kick off Safe Kids Week, BC Children’s Hospital, BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS), together with all health authorities around the province are reminding parents and caregivers to make sure their windows and balconies are safe and secure.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/warm-weather-ahead-brings-window-safety-warning-from-doctors-paramedics2016-05-30T07:00:00Z
BCEHS Infant Transport Team celebrates 40 years of serviceBCEHS Infant Transport Team celebrates 40 years of serviceThe BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) Infant Transport Team, one of the world’s premier paramedic-based critical care teams, marks 40 years of service. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/bcehs-infant-transport-team-celebrates-40-years-of-service2016-05-26T07:00:00Z
Community paramedicine expands throughout B.C.Community paramedicine expands throughout B.C.Health Minister Terry Lake has announced the 73 rural and remote B.C. communities that will welcome community paramedicine, a program that offers residents enhanced health services from paramedics.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/community-paramedicine-expands-throughout-b-c2016-04-27T07:00:00Z

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