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Barb Fitzsimmons Jan 15
Thoughts are with his family and friends,our staff who responded in dispatch and the street and &
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Linda Lupini Jan 15
Heart-breaking and unfair. staff are deeply saddened after hearing the update today . An innocent teenager caught in the crossfire -so wrong ..
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Prov Health Services Jan 15
Know someone who acted selflessly and bravely during BC’s 2017 wildfires and floods? The last chance to nominate them for an Above & Beyond Award is today:
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EmergHealthServices Jan 15
Today’s “Blue Monday.” Take a moment & check-in with yourself using this great tool from our Critical Incident Stress team. There are resources for everyone, no matter how you’re feeling: BC Crisis Line 1-800-784-2433, 8-1-1 or 9-1-1 if you require immediate medical assistance.
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EmergHealthServices Jan 15
Our amazing paramedics and dispatchers work 24/7 across the province, through all types of challenging situations to save lives and often bear the emotional impact of difficult calls. We cannot begin to thank you for all that you do.
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Kevin Eastwood Jan 12
This story mirrors my own. If it weren’t for a dispatcher walking my friend thru CPR and the paramedics who responded, I wouldn’t be typing this. indeed. Learn it.
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EmergHealthServices Jan 12
“I found my husband in full cardiac arrest...the [dispatcher] that led me through lifesaving CPR...that helped save his life...He was given a 5 per cent chance of survival but went on to survive without any brain injury. Thank you”
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EmergHealthServices Jan 11
In the first nine days of 2018 our hardworking and had already responded to 13,657 emergency medical incidents and completed 1,574 patient transfers.
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Dan Peacock Jan 11
We will never forget the tragedy that struck Masset, BC, 23 years ago today. Paramedics Wendy Thompson & Andreas Goedicke will never be forgotten for they payed the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Rest easy.
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EmergHealthServices Jan 11
We will never forget your service and the care that you provided for your patients across BC.
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EmergHealthServices Jan 11
Please be mindful of weather conditions and reduce speeds if you need to be on the roads today.
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EmergHealthServices Jan 10
A great example of cooperation between agencies to get our our patients the best possible care. Thank you for the amazing work that you do.
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EmergHealthServices Jan 10
Replying to @MedicineMatters
Great and important story Pamela! We need to create more awareness for this issue, as well as train more people to administer bystander CPR and utilize an AED effectively.
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EmergHealthServices Jan 10
"According to Stats Canada, [only] 28% of Canadians said they would be able to recognize the signs of an overdose" To other 72% here are the signs: Is breathing altered? Has their colour changed to a grayish tone? Are they unresponsive? If yes, call 911
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EmergHealthServices Jan 10
" ...the average ambulance response time last year was 9:13 minutes. That’s impressive considering paramedics responded to 7,100 cardiac-arrest calls." We agree!
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Prov Health Services Jan 5
Do your kids know when and how to call 911? Here is a tip sheet from .
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EmergHealthServices Jan 5
2017 was a busy and rewarding year for BCEHS: - Answered 517,309 calls (an avg of 1,417/day) - Cared and transported more than 377,635 patients to the hospital - Completed 69,021 patient transfers
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EmergHealthServices Jan 4
It's a Bird... It's a Plane... No, it's Critical Care Paramedics in an Air Ambulance! DYK Flight Paramedics provide advanced and critical care emergency response across all 944,735 KMs of our great province?
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Fraser Health Jan 3
Air ambulances now using new heliport and new flight paths at
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