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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
Port Hardy paramedics win Local Hero Award<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Local_Hero_Awards_2018-KIMBERLEYKUFAASPHOTOGRAPHY92.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Port Hardy paramedics win Local Hero AwardParamedics at station 126 in Port Hardy were recognized last month at a community awards ceremony hosted by local newspaper the North Island Gazette.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/port-hardy-paramedics-win-local-hero-award2018-06-11T07:00:00Z
Paramedic sees the other side of patient care after giving birth to a child who needed help<img alt="Baby in incubator" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ITT%20picture.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Paramedic sees the other side of patient care after giving birth to a child who needed helpKarleigh and her husband were about to meet their firstborn—a son named Hunter. But after 25 hours of labour at their local hospital in Duncan, BC, doctors determined that Karleigh needed a C-section.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/paramedic-sees-the-other-side-of-patient-care2018-06-06T07:00:00Z
Bystanders honoured for saving a life with CPR<img alt="Patient Vincent Boh, centre, surrounded by the BCEHS staff who helped save his life after a sudden cardiac arrest. " src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Vincent%20Boh.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Bystanders honoured for saving a life with CPRLast week in Vancouver, Station 248 (East Cordova) hosted an emotional Vital Link Award ceremony to honour four bystanders who saved a life with CPR.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bystanders-honoured-for-saving-a-life-with-cpr2018-05-31T07:00:00Z
Dispatcher helps dad deliver baby on laundry room floor<img alt="Elaine Tuit and her new baby Hailie on the laundry room floor" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Laundry%20Room%20Delivery%20landscape.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dispatcher helps dad deliver baby on laundry room floorWe discovered the exemplary work of Ryan Christensen, a Victoria dispatcher, when BCEHS received a kind email of gratitude from the mother of a new baby. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dispatcher-helps-dad-deliver-baby-on-laundry-room-floor2018-05-02T07:00:00Z

 


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