Serving about 130,000 citizens across the county, County of Brant Ambulance Services has a team of 83 primary and advanced care paramedics and support staff. We run 3 stations in Brantford and 1 in Paris.
Covering an area of 924 square kilometres of response, we responded to over 17,060 calls for assistance in 2013.
Growing with the county, our call volume has increased by 55% over the past 2 decades.
Responding to Emergencies
We follow a tiered response model with the local fire department to make sure we respond rapidly to life threatening emergencies.
Our resources are dispatched through the Hamilton Central Ambulance Communication Centre. The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care oversees operations.
Brant's team has 35 individuals with advance paramedical skills who can provide cardiac monitoring, pacing and defibrillation, intravenous fluid delivery and administration of medications.
Our Duties and Policy
It is the duty of each employee of the County of Brant Ambulance Service to:
- Serve the ill, injured, general public and fellow employees in a responsible and conscientious manner.
- Ensure the safety of patients and provide the most appropriate care, as per B.L.S. Patient Care Standards.
- Respect the rights of patients and ensure patient confidentiality is maintained.
- Maintain a constant state of readiness to respond to medical emergencies.
- Conduct business operations in a professional manner avoiding any practice likely to be detrimental or disgraceful to the service or fellow employees.
- Uphold standards set down by the service and the regulations pertaining to the Ambulance Act.
Read our full Service Commitment Statement.