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We celebrate our 2019 life-saving bystanders<img alt="Cardiac arrest patient Steven St. Germain & emergency medical dispatcher Michelle Foley, Vital Link ceremony in Okanagan Falls" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Vital%20Link%20Poster%20Picture%201%20article.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />We celebrate our 2019 life-saving bystandersIn late August, 2019, Steven had a cardiac arrest at his home in Okanagan Falls. This month he celebrated, opening his home to neighbours, a medical emergency call taker and paramedics whom he credits with saving his life.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/we-celebrate-our-2019-life-saving-bystanders2019-12-11T08:00:00Z
BCEHS swaps paper reports for digital records for all patients<img alt="Paramedic uses laptop in ambulance" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Siren-Delesalle-Alex-30%20article.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCEHS swaps paper reports for digital records for all patientsImproving the quality of patient data and patient care.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bcehs-swaps-paper-reports-for-digital-records-for-all-patients2019-11-13T08:00:00Z
This Halloween, the only wounds we hope to see are the pretend kind, from special effects and makeup!<img alt="Trick-or-treaters dressed as first responders" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Halloween%20article.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />This Halloween, the only wounds we hope to see are the pretend kind, from special effects and makeup!Every year, paramedics treat preventable injuries involving trick-or-treaters.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/this-halloween-the-only-wounds-we-hope-to-see-are-the-pretend-kind2019-10-29T07:00:00Z
'I can’t remember his name, but I want to get a message to this man'<img alt="Mother and son" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Mother%20and%20son%20article.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />'I can’t remember his name, but I want to get a message to this man'It’s often the simple, unselfish gestures in life that resonate the most with us. For BCEHS emergency medical call taker Darren Francoeur, this was certainly the case recently. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/i-can’t-remember-his-name-but-i-want-to-get-a-message-to-this-man2019-10-21T07:00:00Z
A glimpse into Mongolia’s emergency patient care<img alt="Emergency simulation in Mongolia" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Joe%20Acker%20Mongolia%20article.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A glimpse into Mongolia’s emergency patient careImagine for a minute you are tasked as a health care provider with driving 200km to a remote community in Northern Mongolia.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-glimpse-into-mongolia’s-emergency-patient-care2019-09-23T07:00:00Z
Paramedic specialists – an innovation out of the overdose crisis<img alt="Paramedic specialist with vehicle" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Paramedic%20Specialist%20Kris%20w%20vehicle%20-%20article.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Paramedic specialists – an innovation out of the overdose crisisA new type of paramedic is helping ensure British Columbians with complex medical emergencies get the best care possible. Learn more about BC Emergency Health Services’ paramedic specialists.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/paramedic-specialists-–-an-innovation-out-of-the-overdose-crisis2019-08-29T07:00:00Z
Victoria bike paramedic program: approachable healthcare at street level<img alt="Victoria bike paramedics Cheryl Ridley and Joel Leech" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Victoria%20Bike%20Squad%20article.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Victoria bike paramedic program: approachable healthcare at street levelThe BCEHS bike paramedic program in Victoria is entering its third year and is resonating more than ever with locals and visitors in the provincial capital.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/victoria-bike-paramedic-program2019-08-28T07:00:00Z
Ongoing evolution of BCEHS described in newly released report<img alt="" src="/about-site/PublishingImages/actionplan%20graphic.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Ongoing evolution of BCEHS described in newly released reporthttp://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/ongoing-evolution-of-bcehs-described-in-newly-released-report2019-08-21T07:00:00Z
Prince Rupert community paramedic Cay Hülsen featured in The Northern View<img alt="Community paramedic Cay Hulsen" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Hulsen%20article.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Prince Rupert community paramedic Cay Hülsen featured in The Northern ViewQualified community paramedics provide primary care services in patients’ homes or the community. Their services are delivered within the current scope of paramedic practice and in partnership with local health care providers.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/prince-rupert-community-paramedic-cay-hülsen-featured-in-the-northern-view2019-08-20T07:00:00Z
BCEHS honoured for paramedic work at overdose site<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Pages/BCEHS-honoured-for-paramedic-work-at-overdose-site/Golden-Apple-Award-news-feed.gif" width="324" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCEHS honoured for paramedic work at overdose siteBCEHS Director of Patient Care on Vancouver Island, Lance Stephenson, stepped forward with Island Manager Brad Cameron on June 24 to receive a Golden Apple – an honour bestowed annually to the best in BC health care.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bcehs-honoured-for-paramedic-work-at-overdose-site2019-06-24T07:00:00Z


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