Sunnybrook Hospital Open Letter: On tiered response to medical 9-1-1 calls

Recently, there have been reports in the local news regarding the effectiveness and composition of emergency teams responding to medical 9-1-1 calls. Sunnybrook has been mentioned in some of these articles and in discussions about the training and medical direction provided for these teams. We would like to clarify our position with respect to pre-hospital …Read more.

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IAFF member named NAEMT Paramedic of the Year

IAFF member named NAEMT Paramedic of the Year

October 20, 2011 – The 2012 National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) has bestowed its Paramedic of the Year award on Indianapolis, IN Local 416 member Anne Edwards. The award is given each year to recognize those who provide quality, life-saving emergency care to their communities on a daily basis. “We are very honored …Read more.

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OPFFA Kicks Off Send Firefighters Campaign

The Ontario Professional Firefighters Association (OPFFA) today launched the Send Firefighters Campaign to inform the public and local decision-makers across Ontario, about the benefits of dispatching professional firefighters to all serious medical emergencies. “Ontario’s firefighters believe patients in serious medical emergencies deserve care as quickly as possible,” said Fred LeBlanc, President of the OPFFA. “In …Read more.

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