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Code Red: Veteran Alberta paramedic blogs about EMS

EDMONTON – George Porter, a veteran paramedic who has driven an ambulance for 40 years, and who was interviewed for Global’s Code Red series, blogs about AHS’ response to the coverage: 1,362 more words

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Code Red: A follow-up blog from a 'frustrated EMT'

EDMONTON – ‘Mike’, an Edmonton area EMT featured in Global News’ Code Red series, writes a second blog in response to AHS’ reaction to the reports: 903 more words

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Code Red: Albertans share their experiences with ambulance services

EDMONTON – Global News has been working on a Code Red series: a special report looking at ambulance services and response times across Alberta.

Some paramedics have come forward to voice their concerns with the system. 987 more words

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Code Red: AHS responds to paramedics' concerns

EDMONTON – In a blog post, Alberta Health Services said it is “absolutely not true” that “patient care has been compromised as a result of longer response times” and patient transfer delays. 1,011 more words

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Code Red Part 3: Trying to fix Alberta's ambulance woes

CALGARY – In the small, southern Alberta town of Nanton, two ambulances are standing by. One is owned and operated by Alberta Health Services but the second was purchased by the local municipal district. 481 more words

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Code Red Part 2: Paramedics ring alarm bells; call Edmonton a 'vortex'

WATCH ABOVE: When you call for an ambulance, you expect a quick response. But, several paramedics say a failed system is making patients wait. Kendra Slugoski reports. 770 more words

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Code Red: A blog from 'one utterly frustrated EMT'

EDMONTON – ‘Mike’ is an Edmonton area EMT featured in Global News’ Code Red series.  Here, in his own words, Mike shares why he felt the need to speak out about the current issues facing provincial ambulance services: 692 more words

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