August 8, 2022

Review Category : Other News

07/22/2022

Calgary, Alberta – Alberta ambulance dispatchers beyond exhausted, call taker says

Ottawa, Ontario – Paramedics report more than 700 Level Zero events so far in 2022

Columbus, Ohio – Ambulance workers across Ohio face paycheck problems

Peoria, Illinois – First responders using new communication boards for patients facing verbal communication challenges

Lakewood, Ohio – Lakewood introduces innovative neighborhood paramedic program

West Midlands, UK – Ambulance service to stop providing 111 helpline

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07/21/2022

Ashcroft, BC – Woman dies of cardiac arrest after no ambulance or ER available Sunday

Rochester, New York – Police officer suspended after handcuffing EMT at hospital

Sanford, North Carolina – US Department of Labor recovers $97K in back wages for 41 EMS workers finding overtime pay violations

Nashville, Tennessee – New law creates program to give grants up to $5,000 to volunteer firefighters, EMS

London, UK – Rising inflation to hammer pay packets of frontline workers, union warns

Victoria, Australia – Man with suspected heart attack forced to wait six hours in an ambulance

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07/20/2022

Edmonton, Alberta – Frequent code reds, high levels of ambulance strain in region

Dallas, Texas – Lawsuit: Dallas paramedic kicked man in face while in police custody

Arapahoe County, Colorado – Enough evidence for case against paramedics, police charged in death of Elijah McClain’s death to go on

Rochester, New York – Monroe Ambulance employee gets lawyer, wants action from police

El Cajon, California – City launches innovative 911 call pilot program

Pensacola, Florida – “We are Number One” – EMS Chief says Escambia leads Florida in Opioid Overdose deaths

London, UK – Hospital is ordered to take action to stop ambulance waiting longer than half an hour

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