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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-releases/statement-by-the-minister-of-health-and-bc-emergency-health-services-on-the-death-of-lloyd-smith2017-10-20T07:00:00Z
Night vision technology to enhance BC air ambulance service<img alt="BC Ambulance Services helicopter above Vancouver" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ambulance%20helicopter%20crop.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Night vision technology to enhance BC air ambulance serviceBC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) is installing night vision imaging technology in three dedicated air ambulance helicopters, which will permit pilots to safely reach more patients in the dark.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/night-vision-technology-to-enhance-air-ambulance-service-to-some-remote-areas-of-bc2017-08-30T07:00:00Z
Province to fund more ambulances and paramedics to improve emergency response<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/DSC_0104hr.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Province 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-releases/province-to-fund-more-ambulances-and-paramedics2017-03-08T08:00:00Z
Santa spreads holiday cheer to children in hospitals with help from BC Emergency Health Services and Helijet<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/20151217-santa-flight.jpg" width="923" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Santa spreads holiday cheer to children in hospitals with help from BC Emergency Health Services and HelijetToday children spending the holiday season in hospital are welcoming a surprise visit from Santa Claus just four days before his busiest day of the year, thanks to BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) and Helijet. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/santa-spreads-holiday-cheer-to-children-in-hospitals-with-help-from-bc-emergency-health-services-and-helijet2016-12-20T08:00:00Z
Helijet air ambulance flights permanently resume 24/7 at BC hospitals<img alt="BC Ambulance Helicopter" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/bc-ambulance-helicopter.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Helijet air ambulance flights permanently resume 24/7 at BC hospitalsVancouver – Air ambulance flights operated by BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) partner Helijet International will be fully and permanently restored at all hospital helipads in BC, effective 8:30 am tomorrow. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/helijet-air-ambulance-flights-permanently-resume-24-7-at-bc-hospitals2016-12-01T08:00:00Z
Province announces $5 million to boost paramedic response to B.C.'s overdose crisis<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/10-19/FullSizeRender.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Province announces $5 million to boost paramedic response to B.C.'s overdose crisisB.C. paramedics and dispatchers will be getting much-needed support in the face of the province's opioid overdose crisis, with a $5-million injection of funding for BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS), Health Minister Terry Lake announced today. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/province-announces-$5-million-to-boost-paramedic-response-to-b-c-s-overdose-crisis2016-11-25T08:00:00Z
New ambulances for Maple Ridge and Tri-Cities are on the road<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1-9/BCAS_032513_006_original.JPG?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New ambulances for Maple Ridge and Tri-Cities are on the roadTwo new ambulances in Maple Ridge and the Tri-Cities are now on the road to help improve local response times.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/new-ambulances-for-maple-ridge-and-tri-cities-are-on-the-road2016-10-28T07:00:00Z
Two new ambulances to benefit Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows and Tri-Cities residents<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1-9/DSC_0043hr.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Two new ambulances to benefit Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows and Tri-Cities residentsA third ambulance will be added in Maple Ridge to improve the ability of paramedics to respond to local patients and those in surrounding communities. An additional ambulance will also be added in the Tri-Cities. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/new-ambulance-to-benefit-maple-ridge-pitt-meadows-residents2016-09-15T07:00:00Z
Three minutes to help save a life<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1-9/Parksville-VitalLinkAwards-20160801.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Three minutes to help save a lifeToday, BC Emergency Health Services, Michelle Stilwell, MLA for Parksville-Qualicum, and members of the Parksville community recognized bystanders Rick Ehlers, Rod Gourlay and Christina Harringa with a Vital Link Award for helping paramedics save a life.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/three-minutes-to-help-save-a-life2016-08-16T07:00:00Z
New Canadian cardiac resuscitation system trial begins in BC<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BCAS_VAN_033012_238.JPG?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New Canadian cardiac resuscitation system trial begins in BCSt. Paul’s Hospital and BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) are conducting a landmark trial that could increase the survival rate of seemingly healthy people who suffer a sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital setting. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/new-canadian-cardiac-resuscitation-system-trial-begins-in-bc2016-07-13T07:00:00Z


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