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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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The wildfire baby<img alt="Paramedics Katinka Goossen and Dale Heggtveit with baby Ava" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/baby%20ava%203%20highlight.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The wildfire babyThe unpredictability of childbirth was intimidating enough but now Amber had to consider the threat of immediate evacuation of her entire city.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/the-wildfire-babyRead this heartwarming story of life
Health employers honour Critical Incident Stress program<img alt="CISM team celebrates" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/CISM%20-%20HEABC%20award%20photo%20highlight.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Health employers honour Critical Incident Stress programThe BCEHS program launched two years ago to help front line staff deal with on-the-job stress following critial incidents has received provincial recognition.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/health-employers-honour-cis-programRead about the program and award
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

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The wildfire babyThe wildfire babyIn the midst of all the news of loss and destruction from BC’s wildfires there is one heart-warming story of life.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/the-wildfire-baby2017-07-20T07:00:00Z
Health employers honour Critical Incident Stress programHealth employers honour Critical Incident Stress programThe BCEHS program launched two years ago to help front line staff deal with on-the-job stress following critial incidents has received provincial recognition.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/health-employers-honour-cis-program2017-06-29T07:00:00Z
Paramedic saves an eagleParamedic saves an eagleEarlier this month Sechelt primary care paramedic Martin Nichols and his partner Lois Gory cared for their most unexpected patient: an injured bald eagle.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/paramedic-saves-an-eagle2017-06-29T07:00:00Z
BCEHS tells BC residents to think FAST - about strokeBCEHS tells BC residents to think FAST - about strokeTransporting a patient to hospital isn’t the only way for an ambulance to help save a life. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/bcehs-tells-bc-residents-to-think-fast-about-stroke2017-06-21T07:00:00Z
BC Paramedic Ride surpasses all expectationsBC Paramedic Ride surpasses all expectationsThe inaugural BC Paramedic Ride was a resounding success, raising well over $5,000 for the Canadian Paramedic Memorial Foundation.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/bc-paramedic-ride-surpasses-all-expectations2017-06-15T07:00:00Z

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