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Driver returns to scene after woman, 26, dies after being hit at West Hunt Club

After a public appeal from police, a driver returned to the scene of of a fatal collision Friday night.

A 26-year-old female pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle at the intersection of West Hunt Club Road and Sunderland Street. 133 more words

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Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship

The Division of Emergency Medicine is pleased to announce we are offering a 1-year fellowship in point-of-care ultrasound and currently accepting applications.

The Westernsono Ultrasound group decided it was time to share their incredible amount of expertise in POCUS with the world and elevate our program to the next level. 186 more words

Editorial: This plan will improve ambulance response times – but problems still loom

No one wants to hear the words “slow to respond” in the same sentence as “ambulance service,” but that’s the best way to describe a City of Ottawa department in which service levels have been deteriorating for three years. 428 more words

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Car accident simulation prepares students for real world

It’s only a simulation but it feels real, so beware: there will be screaming and there will be blood.

John Abbott College nursing, paramedicine, police technology and theatre students have combined skills for a simulated, multi-vehicle accident as part of the CEGEP’s Open House, Oct. 562 more words

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Paramedics responding to La Loche shootings awarded for bravery

Running into danger when others were running away, two paramedics who helped victims of a school shooting in La Loche don’t consider themselves brave despite the award pinned to their lapels Monday. 510 more words

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Man in serious condition after 55th shooting of the year

A 26-year-old man was in serious but stable condition after being shot in the Old St. Patrick Street area on Sunday evening, the Ottawa Paramedic Service said. 58 more words

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New paramedics expected to bolster rural coverage

Hiring more paramedics will mean bolstering services in Ottawa’s rural areas and reducing the reliance on neighbouring municipalities to cover city territory, according to top brass. 458 more words

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