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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
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

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