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Collaborative night delivering lungs<img alt="BC Ambulance Service fixed wing air ambulance" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Fixed-wing%20air%20ambulance%20external,%20view%20front-right%20crop.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Collaborative night delivering lungsAjay was buckled into his seat. His charter plane had just pushed out of the hanger and begun taxiing down the runway when the pilot announced there was a problem. Five minutes later they were grounded and told they couldn’t go anywhere.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/collaborative-night-delivering-lungs2018-01-19T08:00:00Z
Husband and wife part of 'chain of survival'<img alt="Paramedic Scott Peden; district manager Mike Sorenson; award recipients Barrie and Diana Stephen; unit chief Cheryl Spencer" src="/PublishingImages/005_Vital%20Link%20Terrace%20presentn600.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Husband and wife part of 'chain of survival'A unique Vital Link award presentation was held recently in northwest BC that saw both a husband and wife from Terrace honoured for saving each other’s lives through the use of CPR.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/husband-and-wife-part-of-chain-of-survival2018-01-18T08:00:00Z
Children in hospital get a surprise visit from Santa with help from BC Emergency Health Services and Helijet<img alt="BCEHS paramedic Lynn Byrne, Santa, an elf, and Carla Kovacs, Director of Client Relations for Helijet International" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/santa2017crop.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Children in hospital get a surprise visit from Santa with help from BC Emergency Health Services and Helijethttp://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/surprise-visit-from-santa2017-12-19T08:00:00Z
Thirteen ambulances, over 40 patients - and a positive outcome<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/dispatch.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Thirteen 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 Sea<img alt="Salish Sea mock marine disaster exercise" src="/PublishingImages/01_Salishex.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-sea2017-11-03T07:00:00Z
Honours and recognition at BCEHS employee awards ceremony<img alt="Linda Lupini, COO Barb Fitzsimmons and Lt. Governor Judith Guichon present the COO's Commendation Award to Ron Glanville." src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/RGlanaward%20sml.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Honours 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 brightest<img alt="Paramedics greet kids with bikes" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BCAS_bikes_crop.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCEHS 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
New combined ambulance station and fire hall to officially open in Richmond<img alt="Ambulance in front of Richmond station" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/IMG%200908_ambulance%20in%20front%20of%20Richmond%20250%20station%20June%202017.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New combined ambulance station and fire hall to officially open in RichmondBC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) and the City of Richmond are hosting a grand opening of the new Richmond North Ambulance Station and Richmond Cambie Fire Hall No. 3 on Saturday, October 14, 2017. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/new-combined-ambulance-station-and-fire-hall-to-officially-open-in-richmond2017-10-10T07:00:00Z
PHSA+ Award winner profile - community paramedicine regional training officers<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/RTOs%20-%20June%202017.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />PHSA+ Award winner profile - community paramedicine regional training officersToday we are profiling the six BCEHS paramedics who helped shape community paramedicine in BC as regional training officers (RTOs) for the program. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/phsa-award-winner-profile-community-paramedicine-regional-training-officers2017-10-04T07:00:00Z

 


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