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Rescuers Reunite<img alt="Patient meets paramedics who rescued him" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Rescuers%20Reunite.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Rescuers ReuniteA month after a near-death experience, 66-year-old John Scott was standing tall and shaking hands with some of his rescuers including advanced care paramedics Roy Desveaux and Kirin Sekhon.
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.’-lisa-young-wins-provincial-health-care-award2016-11-10T08:00:00Z
Advanced care paramedic honoured for assisting police<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1-9/Poulson_NSJ_8609_resize.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Advanced care paramedic honoured for assisting policeIt was the second day of the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock fundraiser, when Victoria paramedic Glen Polson, who was volunteering as part of the riders’ medical support team, was alerted to an injured patient in a nearby rollover incident.
Preview: BCEHS employees shine at awards gala<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1-9/BCAS_032513_949_original.JPG?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Preview: BCEHS employees shine at awards gala BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) is combining the recognition ceremonies for long service and outstanding employees into one provincial event that will be held in Surrey on October 4, 2016.
A life-saving experience motivates impressive fundraising effort<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1-9/IMG_9868.JPG?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A life-saving experience motivates impressive fundraising effortWhen primary care paramedic Jamie MacPherson decided to volunteer with the Cops for Cancer Tour de Coast last year, she had no idea that on her first day, she would help save a rider’s life and cement her ever-lasting commitment to the charity event.
Paramedic magician honoured for heroic efforts<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1-9/8743800.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Paramedic magician honoured for heroic effortsVancouver paramedic Jamie D. Grant was recently awarded the Society of American Magicians’ Heroism and Patriot Award alongside United States Air Force Colonel Jeff Morgan and United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Steve Sabo M.D.
The Pender Island rescue team<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1-9/medicboat.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The Pender Island rescue teamThe journey began on Pender Island and ended in the trauma room at Victoria General Hospital.
Transport Canada order enables flights to resume at four hospitals<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1-9/BCAS_Helicopter2.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Transport Canada order enables flights to resume at four hospitalsBCEHS air ambulance flights operated by Helijet have resumed at four hospital helipads, as a result of an exemption order issued late yesterday by Transport Canada.
P.A.R.T.Y. Time in Trail<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/PARTY%20Prevention%20075.JPG?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />P.A.R.T.Y. Time in TrailWith the good times of summer calling, the last thing on some high school students’ minds is safe driving. That’s why programs like P.A.R.T.Y. (Preventing Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth) are so effective.
Vancouver dispatcher heads to Rio for Paralympics<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/RH4_1805.jpeg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Vancouver dispatcher heads to Rio for ParalympicsThe next time you call 9-1-1, you could be speaking with a future Olympic medallist. Vancouver dispatcher Danielle Ellis, 24, is heading to Rio this fall to represent Canada at the Paralympics in sitting volleyball.

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