Thank Alberta’s Paramedics during Paramedic Services Week

May 23, 2023

EDMONTON – It’s National Paramedic Services Week (NPSW) (May 21-27) and AHS wants to take this opportunity to sincerely thank all paramedics in Alberta.

Paramedics play an integral role in serving the public. This week is about taking time to celebrate these highly skilled professionals and better understand the importance of EMS within our healthcare system and our communities.

Albertans are invited to pay tribute to our province’s more than 4,000 life-saving paramedics by sending a thank you note through the Thank a Paramedic website, available at

We thank paramedics for the hard work and professional care they provide each and every day to thousands of Albertans and for supporting one another. EMS is an essential component to Alberta’s healthcare system and we sincerely value the work paramedics do for Albertans.

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Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Our mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans. Our current focus is on reducing emergency department wait-times, improving EMS response times, increasing access to surgeries, and improving patient flow.