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A high-tech hospital on wheels

BC’s Mobile Medical Unit helps a health care facility during a natural disaster or other emergency, and provides education and outreach. It is ready to be deployed 24/7 to communities across the province.

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Study shows Mobile Medical Unit is successful in caring for opioid overdose patients<a href="http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/study-shows-mobile-medical-unit-is-successful-in-caring-for-opioid-overdose-patients1" target="_blank"><img alt="Sign at MMU deployment site with text "Overdose crisis response"" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2018-11-26_Study%20Shows%20MMU%20successful_01.jpg" width="400" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /></a>Study shows Mobile Medical Unit is successful in caring for opioid overdose patientsThe MMU deployed to the Downtown Eastside from December 2016 to May 2017. A study shows the successful deployment provides lessons for communities fighting the opioid crisis.http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/study-shows-mobile-medical-unit-is-successful-in-caring-for-opioid-overdose-patients1
MMU recognized with Top Innovation award<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2019-06-28_MMU%20recognized%20Top%20Innovation_03.jpg" width="720" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />MMU recognized with Top Innovation awardCongratulations to Dr. Michael Flesher and the MMU team on their Gold Apple win at the BC Health Care Awards on June 24! http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mmu-recognized-with-top-innovation-award
MMU helps Richmond Hospital clinicians prepare for disasters<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2019-04-29_MMU%20Richmond%20Disasters.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />MMU helps Richmond Hospital clinicians prepare for disastersThe Applied Disaster Medicine course teaches participants about caring for patients in disasters.http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mobile-medical-unit-helps-richmond-hospital-clinicians-practice-and-prepare-for-disasters

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