Effective May 9, 2019, Saskatchewan Emergency Medical Services is now known as Paramedic Services Chiefs of Saskatchewan.
The name change to Paramedic Services Chiefs of Saskatchewan demonstrates the evolution of ambulance services or Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to more representative of the vast diversity offered of Paramedic Services and the leadership that the Chiefs of such organizations contribute to the province and healthcare system.
PSCS (Paramedic Services Chiefs of Saskatchewan) is a member-based organization dedicated to maintaining high quality and accountable paramedic services in Saskatchewan. As subject matter experts, we are the voice of the profession and serve both the public and its members directly and through strong stakeholder partnerships.
With a VISION of All Saskatchewan people have fair access to quality paramedic services PSCS strives to achieve its strategic imperative through the VALUES that include innovation, patient-centered practices, accountability and paramedic system advancement.
Congratulations to Destin Ash from Hutch Ambulance Service - Assiniboia, Nichole Blosky from the Saskatchewan Health Authority (Eston), Elizabeth Hiebert from the Saskatchewan Health Authority (Kerrobert) and Frank Richardson from the Saskatchewan Health Authority (Meadow Lake) on receiving the Paramedic Services Chiefs of Saskatchewan's Star of Life Medal (Individual) for acts of bravery or excellence.
Congratulations to the following teams who worked together the night of April 6, 2018 when the Humboldt Bronco's Team Bus crashed on its way to a play off game in Nipawin, on receiving the Star of Life Medal (Team).
Parkland Ambulance Communications Team – Natasha Cameron Danielle Henry, Jessica Jabusch, Betty Lussier, Jill Stefanick, and Lyndsie St. Onge
Melfort Ambulance Care Team -- Alexander Dyck, Jason Hus, Cherie Krasko, Jillian Neufeld, Colleen Therres and Wayne Therres
North East EMS Team — Dustin Baker, Jessica Brost, Blake Carroll, Leah Neudorf, Kyle Eastwood, Rachelle Fontaine, Rylan Jacobson, Deanndra King, Ken Kirk, Lyle Moffat, Carley Pidlisny, Barry Thompson and Michael Zich
Tisdale Ambulance Care Team —Paige Cottyn, Kelsey Gurbach, Mitchell Lapchuk, Krisna Ly, Warren Swaney, Michelle Taylor and Dylan White
Congratulations to Bonnie Prime from Midway Ambulance Care and Ross Reaburn from the Saskatchewan Health Authority (Regina EMS) on receiving their Governor General of Canada EMS Exemplary Service Medal Second Bar for 40 Years of Exemplary Service in EMS.
Congratulations to Kim Bennett from Frontier & District Ambulance Service, Christine Janzen from Medavie Health Services West (Saskatoon), Bert Kauf from Weyburn EMS, Faron Nakaska, Cary Serviss and Trent Wilson, all from Medavie Health Services West (Saskatoon) on receiving their Governor General of Canada EMS Exemplary Service Medal for 20 years of Exemplary Service in EMS.
Congratulations to Dennis Osler on receiving the Michael Dutchak Leadership Award at the SEMSA Convention in May. Dennis Osler recently retired from Medavie Health Services West in Saskatoon with 40 years of service.