MMU visits Whistler for Crankworx
August 21, 2014
The MMU was in Whistler Aug 12-18 to support the latter stages of the Crankworx festival. The deployment wrapped up a string of consecutive missions supporting surge during mass gathering events in the province this summer. The set-up in Whistler was also the first time the MMU has provided emergency surgical capability since the 2010 Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games.
MMU News clip on Global Okanagan
July 31, 2014
Check out this great video of the MMU being set-up for surge support in Penticton.
Mobile medical unit arrives at PRH in time for Boonstock
July 30, 2014
The MMU is on the road again, this time in Pentiction. The MMU will be providing surge support to the hospital as a result of anticipated busy August long weekend, with the Boonstock Music Festical in town, expected to draw 8,000 visitors. This is the second of four festival-related deployments for the MMU this summer.
MMU staff plays key role following plane crash
July 17, 2014
The MMU was in the right place at the right time when a small float plane crashed near Bella Bella.
MMU Visit to Fernie a Big Hit!
July 14, 2014
Director of Care from Elk Valley Hosptial in Fernie BC, gives kudos to the MMU following a recent educational visit. Thanks to our partners at BC Ambulance Service for helping to facilitate and make this possible!
On the road to Bella Bella!
July 8, 2014
The MMU is on the road again, this time headed to Bella Bella to support surge capacity at the RW Large Memorial Hospital during the Qatuwas "Tribal Journey's" canoe festival, which will welcome thousands of visitors.
Attention Fernie: Come check-out the MMU June 23!
June 12, 2014
The MMU will be arriving in Fernie Friday June 20, and will be open to the public for tours Monday June 23, 1000am-700pm. Come for a tour of the MMU, and see your local hospital staff in action as they participate in continuing clinical education.
PNW Border Health Alliance Annual Forum May 12-14
May 12, 2014
Members of the MMU team are headed south to Portland today to attend the Annual Pacific North West Border Health Alliance. visit their website at www.pnwbha.org to learn more!
BC Mobile Medical Unit
Grand Opening of Updated ER in Kitimat
March 19, 2014
The newly updated Emergency Department is now open in Kitimat, and after three and a half months of supporting the renovation in this small, but booming, northern BC community, the MMU has returned to its home base in Delta. The uni is now undergoing annual preventative maintenance and gearing up for another busy year.