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Paramedic warmed by kindness and brownies<img alt="Handmade thank you cards on cork board" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Thank%20you%20cards%20article.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Paramedic warmed by kindness and browniesWhen the landline phone rang at the Port Moody ambulance station, unit chief Daniel Earl assumed it was a telemarketing call.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/paramedic-warmed-by-kindness-and-brownies2018-11-08T08:00:00Z
From lunch to lifesaving, thanks to PulsePoint app<img alt="Person giving CPR" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/CPR%20on%20person%20article.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />From lunch to lifesaving, thanks to PulsePoint appMichael Lee was having lunch with his family at a restaurant in Prince George. Just as the food arrived, he heard a noise coming from his phone—one that he hadn’t heard before.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/from-lunch-to-lifesaving-thanks-to-pulsepoint-app2018-11-07T08:00:00Z
How World Restart A Heart Day was honoured in Tsawwassen<img alt="BCEHS director of strategic programs Peter Thorpe, cardiac survivor John Harrison and paramedic Jamie Rodgers" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Pay%20it%20Forward%20Image.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />How World Restart A Heart Day was honoured in TsawwassenCarol Harrison wrote a letter to her local paper to thank the people, including paramedics, who saved her husband’s life. The result was “the ultimate pay-it-forward.”http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/how-world-restart-a-heart-day-was-honoured-in-tsawwassen2018-10-17T07:00:00Z
BC Ambulance paramedics discover missing plane 10 months after disappearance<img alt="Plane wreckage site, Glacier National Park" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Plane%20Wreckage%20Site%20Glacier%20National%20Park.JPG?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Ambulance paramedics discover missing plane 10 months after disappearanceFor people who spend a lot of their time moving at a cruising speed of 230 kilometres an hour, it may seem strange that their discovery came down to a split second of time. Or, maybe not.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-ambulance-paramedics-discover-missing-plane-10-months-after-disappearance2018-09-27T07:00:00Z
Carbon monoxide monitors and well-trained paramedics save the day<img alt="Paramedic Brad Fraser wears a carbon monoxide detector on his uniform" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Brad%20Fraser%20article%20image.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Carbon monoxide monitors and well-trained paramedics save the dayThe right equipment and the right training meant that two Kelowna-area paramedics got everyone out of an Okanagan home alive last month.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/carbon-monoxide-monitors-and-well-trained-paramedics-save-the-day2018-09-12T07:00:00Z
Teaching kids about 9-1-1 can save lives<img alt="Paramedic unit chief Marilyn Oberg teaches a child about calling 9-1-1" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Kid%20calling%20911.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Teaching kids about 9-1-1 can save livesWould your children know what to do in an emergency situation?http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/teaching-kids-about-9-1-1-can-save-lives2018-09-05T07:00:00Z
Paramedic practice leaders and clinical excellence<img alt="Paramedic practice leaders Ole Olsen, Jon Deakin and Leon Baranowski" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/PPLs.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Paramedic practice leaders and clinical excellenceBCEHS has a new team of paramedic practice leaders, to ensure paramedics at BCEHS bring the very best care to patients in BC. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/paramedic-practice-leaders-and-clinical-excellence2018-08-03T07:00:00Z
BCEHS shows its Pride<img alt="BCEHS ambulance wrapped in Pride colours" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Pride%20Ambulance%201.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCEHS shows its PrideBCEHS is flying the rainbow flag in several ways this summer.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bcehs-shows-its-pride2018-07-26T07:00:00Z
Profile of Tanya Rich, McBride Community Paramedic<img alt="Community paramedic Tanya Rich (right) and her colleague, paramedic Brittany Merriman" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/TanyaRich%20crop.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Profile of Tanya Rich, McBride Community ParamedicTanya Rich loves being involved in her community and helping people. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/profile-of-tanya-rich2018-07-12T07:00:00Z
Change to BCEHS dispatch system better matches resources to patient needs<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/CRM%20Photo%201.PNG?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Change to BCEHS dispatch system better matches resources to patient needsClinical Response Model “went live” on May 30, 2018.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/change-to-bcehs-dispatch-system-better-matches-resources-to-patient-needs2018-06-14T07:00:00Z

 


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