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Help us protect our most vulnerable patients by getting immunized against the flu<img alt="Get flu shot note on corkboard" src="/PublishingImages/get-flu-shot.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Help us protect our most vulnerable patients by getting immunized against the fluInfluenza (flu) is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/help-us-protect-our-most-vulnerable-patients-by-getting-immunized-against-the-flu2015-12-10T08:00:00Z
BCEHS recognized for excellence by Accreditation Canada<img alt="Group of paramedics" src="/PublishingImages/DSC_0016hr.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCEHS recognized for excellence by Accreditation CanadaBCEHS is proud to announce that its ongoing commitment in patient care and quality has earned it accreditation status with Accreditation Canada.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bcehs-recognized-for-excellence-by-accreditation-canada2015-10-28T07:00:00Z
New drug trial puts possible stroke treatment in the hands of paramedics<img alt="Group of paramedics" src="/PublishingImages/IMG_0421.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New drug trial puts possible stroke treatment in the hands of paramedicsParamedics in Vancouver, Richmond, Toronto and Peel are administering a stroke drug, called NA-1, to eligible stroke victims as part of a new 558-patient randomized control trial. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-drug-trial-puts-possible-stroke-treatment-in-the-hands-of-paramedics2015-10-05T07:00:00Z
BC paramedic team wins gold in Europe<img alt="BC paramedic team wins gold in Europe" src="/PublishingImages/bc-paramedic-team-wins-gold-in-europe.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC paramedic team wins gold in EuropeIt was third-time-lucky for three BC critical care paramedics, who brought back a gold medal from an international paramedic competition after winning silver in two previous efforts.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-paramedic-team-wins-gold-in-europe2015-07-23T07:00:00Z
North Vancouver paramedics celebrate ambulance station opening<img alt="Front of the new North Vancouver station" src="/PublishingImages/NVAN_2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />North Vancouver paramedics celebrate ambulance station openingNorth Vancouver paramedics and community members celebrated the opening of the new BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) ambulance station today at the HOpe Centre at Lions Gate Hospital and honoured their former paramedic unit chief Tim Jones. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/north-vancouver-paramedics-celebrate-ambulance-station-opening2015-06-02T07:00:00Z
Community paramedicine program launches in Northern BC<img alt="Group of paramedics" src="/PublishingImages/IMG_0421.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Community paramedicine program launches in Northern BCChetwynd, Fort St. James and Hazelton are the first communities in BC to welcome the community paramedicine program being introduced by BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS).http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/community-paramedicine-program-launches-in-northern-bc2015-05-25T07:00:00Z
Paramedics and medical experts encourage window safety to protect young children<img alt="Paramedic and child" src="/PublishingImages/IMG_0390.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Paramedics and medical experts encourage window safety to protect young childrenAs the weather warms up, BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) and BC Children's Hospital are reminding parents and caregivers of young children to make sure their window and balcony safety locks are in place.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/paramedics-and-medical-experts-encourage-window-safety-to-protect-young-children2015-05-12T07:00:00Z
Fallen paramedics honoured with memorial at the BC Legislature<img alt="Ground ambulance" src="/PublishingImages/ground-ambulance.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Fallen paramedics honoured with memorial at the BC LegislatureToday the Province of British Columbia is unveiling the Fallen Paramedics Memorial on the south lawn of the legislature.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/fallen-paramedics-honoured-with-memorial-at-the-bc-legislature2015-05-06T07:00:00Z
Help save a life and register your defibrillator with the BC AED Registry<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1-9/aed-390x182.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Help save a life and register your defibrillator with the BC AED RegistryFor AED Awareness Day, BCEHS and the Heart and Stroke Foundation are urging British Columbians to register their public defibrillators.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/help-save-a-life-and-register-your-defibrillator-with-the-bc-aed-registry2015-04-16T07:00:00Z
Dispatchers honoured for their life-saving role in medical emergencies<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1-9/BCAS_VAN_032712_195-390x182.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dispatchers honoured for their life-saving role in medical emergenciesThe Province of British Columbia has proclaimed April 12-18, 2015, Emergency Service Dispatchers’ and 9-1-1 Awareness Week in recognition of the vital role call-takers and dispatchers play in providing emergency assistance.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dispatchers-honoured-for-their-life-saving-role-in-medical-emergencies2015-04-13T07:00:00Z

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