Paramedic & Field Training Officer Ben

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Advanced Care Paramedic & Field Training Officer Ben

paramedic services week profiles Click for yesterday’s profile Hi, I’m Ben, one of Toronto Paramedic Service’s field training officers (FTOs). We are also certified paramedics. We all strive to improve our work environment and to provide the best patient care for the citizens of Toronto. We do it because we know that medicine is constantly evolving and improving and we … Read More

Services for Seniors

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Deb Wicks-Services for Seniors

As mentioned in the Breakfast Television interview with Community Paramedic Debbie Wicks, 31 March 2015, Toronto Paramedics Services recommends the webpage  “Services for Seniors in Toronto” for vulnerable seniors and their caregivers with information about services that can help them to maintain their independence and remain in their homes.

New Drug Trial Puts Possible Stroke Treatment in the Hands of Paramedics

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FRONTIER Study group in front of St Michael's Hospital, Toronto

TORONTO, March 13, 2015 Paramedics in Toronto, Vancouver, Richmond and the Region of Peel in suburban Toronto will soon administer a stroke drug, called NA-1, to eligible stroke victims as part of a new 558-patient randomized control trial. The trial will begin in Toronto on March 16 and expand to the other cities thereafter. NA-1 has already been shown to … Read More

Our New Name

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our new name
Our new name, "Toronto Paramedic Services" represents all of our dedicated people and the variety of skilled disciplines that come together to create one of the world's leading pre-hospital care systems. Our paramedics and EMDs use modern, state-of-the art technology and clinically sound paramedical best practices in their respective disciplines to help our patients when they need it most. While ... Read More

30 Years of Advanced Life Support

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2014 marks the 30 year anniversary of ALS or Advanced Life Support paramedicine at Toronto EMS. Join us as we celebrate this milestone throughout the year. Check this page from time to time as we update it with materials we've collected over the last 30 years. (Please click the images below to expand them.)

AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Awareness

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February is Heart Month, and Toronto paramedics and emergency medical dispatchers are encouraging Toronto residents to help a paramedic save a life. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has prepared a series of public service announcements to point out how bystanders can get involved in helping others. Last year bystanders saved the lives of 11 patients experiencing cardiac arrest. These bystanders called … Read More