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  • Wrapping up the end of Paramedic Services Week 2022 with Paramedic Services Recognition Day

    Today is the last day of Paramedic Services Week 2022, which has been all about the ‘Faces of Paramedicine’. Each day of the week has had a specific theme aimed at educating the public on the many different and vital roles that exist within paramedic services.  “Everyday paramedics work in different ways in your community,” OAPC President Peter F. Dundas says. “We provide expert emergency care when the unexpected happens.  We help older adults stay safely at home for as......

  • THE OAPC CELEBRATES THE ‘FACES OF PARAMEDICINE’: Paramedic Services Week, May 22 to 28, 2022

    Every day, 8,600 paramedics provide expert care in their communities across Ontario. They are supported by dispatch communication staff, logistics, procurement and fleet teams, and special teams such as tactical, technical rescue, marine and bicycle units. This Paramedic Services Week, the Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs recognizes all the “Faces of Paramedicine” and encourages all Ontarians to do the same.   “Our Paramedic Services and their teams have stepped up day after day to respond to the pandemic, and provide......

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Origin of the OAPC

The Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs (OAPC) was formed to allow members of the EMS/Paramedic industry to come together to develop common strategies for optimizing the transition to municipal control of ambulance service within the province.

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The OAPC has an organizational process that features six committees (groups) that oversee a number of working sub-committees, feeding information and recommendations to the Board.  The core areas are:  Strategic Analysis, Operations, Performance Standards, Professional Standards, Education & Research and Public Relations & Image Building.

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