New STEMI Protocol for our crews

May 30, 2016

At Station 11 today announcing changes to our STEMI protocol and scope of practice for PCP crews.

Faster recognition of heart attacks in the field by Amb & Firefighter Paramedics will mean faster treatment in hospital for our patients, and ultimately more lives saved in the end.

Great teamwork yields great results.

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EMS Day at The Zoo

May 27, 2016

Great morning representing our Firefighters & FF Paramedic Teams at the Zoo as part of Paramedic Services Week.

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Celebration of Life Awards

May 26, 2016

One of the hilights of Paramedic Services Week every year is the Celebration of Life Awards at the Masonic Temple.

Today’s recognition event hilighted the efforts of many people who contributed to positive outcomes on several calls.

This event was hosted by Ace Burpee and was attended by many dignitaries including Mayor Brian Bowman.

Among the pictures below are the crews involved in the calls:

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Paramedic Services Week Launch

May 24, 2016

It was a great morning at #LordSelkirkSchool for the launch of #ParamedicServicesWeek
Important safety messages were shared with the hundreds of students who were able to tour various stations inside & outside the school.
We are proud to have been part of such a positive event that showcases the great teamwork we have on the streets of Winnipeg every day.

Pictured below is the crew from 8 station touring their emergency medical and fire fighting tools, as well as displays from our 911 dispatchers, the MIRV, front line ambulance, PACER bike team, and a children’s safety talk station.

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Rick Sterzer Retirement

May 20, 2016

Great night at the King’s Head Pub celebrating the career of retiring brother Rick Sterzer.
Rick now joins 5 Platoon having proudly served the WFD for 36 years.
Congratulations!
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