Prescott and Russell Golf Tournament for Make-A-Wish (MAW)

On June 23, 2017, Prescott and Russell Paramedic Service hosted their 11th annual golf tournament in support of Make-A-Wish Foundation. Again this year, with the unbelievable support of our sponsors and participants, we were able to raise over $25,000, half of which will be going into the OAPC MAW Legacy fund. Since Prescott and Russell launched our annual golf tournament, we are proud to have raised over $130,000.00 for this charity and we look forward to next year’s event.  We invite each...

Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN)

In May of this year, Prescott and Russell Paramedic Service entered into a pilot project with Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) to help them identify potential donors. The pilot is simple and very effective. After a cardiac arrest call, be it a code 5 patient or a patient that was unsuccessfully treated, paramedics only need to confirm that the patient meets 2 criteria (<76 years old and last seen alive <12 hours).  Afterwards, they contact the TGLN call center and...

For Members: Correction

Region of Durham Paramedic Services has become the first paramedic service in Ontario to receive Accreditation with Exemplary Standing under Accreditation Canada’s Qmentum program! The Paramedic Service went through the accreditation process as part of the Health Department in Durham.  As a result of the review, Region of Durham Paramedic Services has obtained its Accreditation with Exemplary Standing until October 2021 under Accreditation Canada’s Qmentum program. Please join us in congratulating them on this is a great achievement. Chief Troy Cheseboro has also...