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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-roll/province-to-fund-more-ambulances-and-paramedics2017-03-08T08:00:00Z
Team BC aims to regain top honours at world rescue competition<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/about/P1060721%20teambcpractice.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Team BC aims to regain top honours at world rescue competitionTeam BC is once again getting ready to compete in the annual Rallye Rejviz International Medical Rescue Competition in the Czech Republic.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/team-bc-aims-to-regain-top-honours-at-world-rescue-competition2017-03-08T08:00:00Z
Thank you for your care and compassion<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1-9/Paras_11.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Thank you for your care and compassion"This may be an everyday occurrence for your service, but not for me: thank god!"http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/thank-you-for-your-care-and-compassion2017-01-31T08:00:00Z
Every overdose has a first responder<img alt="Emergency Responders at St. Paul's Hospital" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BCAS_VAN_033012_238.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Every overdose has a first responder2016 has brought an alarming increase in opioid drug overdoses in British Columbia.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/every-overdose-has-a-first-responder2017-01-27T08:00:00Z
Kudos for Lakes District paramedics<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/lakesdistrict.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Kudos for Lakes District paramedicsParamedics in Burns Lake and Vanderhoof were recently recognized as “partners in education” by the Nechako Lakes School District (SD91) for supporting programs that help students explore career options. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/kudos-for-lakes-district-paramedics2017-01-25T08:00:00Z
BCEHS Board thanks "the unsung heroes" in overdose crisis<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/BCAS_VAN_032712_141.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCEHS Board thanks "the unsung heroes" in overdose crisisParamedics and dispatchers help save lives every day in BC, yet their stories often go untold. BCEHS Local Heroes is a forum to recognize their daily acts of skill, bravery and kindness which make a difference in the lives of patients and communities.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/bcehs-board-thanks-"the-unsung-heroes"-in-overdose-crisis2017-01-20T08:00:00Z
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="720" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Santa spreads holiday cheer to children in hospitals with help from BC Emergency Health Services and Helijet Today 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-roll/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-roll/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-roll/province-announces-$5-million-to-boost-paramedic-response-to-b-c-s-overdose-crisis2016-11-25T08:00:00Z
BCEHS’ Lisa Young wins provincial health care award<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1-9/DSC_0030.JPG?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCEHS’ Lisa Young wins provincial health care awardThere is now no doubt that Lisa Young’s enthusiasm for infection prevention and control (IPAC) is contagious. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/bcehs’-lisa-young-wins-provincial-health-care-award2016-11-10T08:00:00Z

 


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