About Paramedic Services

About Paramedic Services

Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services provides emergency medical care to our community.  We are responsible for seamless coverage of approximately 9,221 square kilometres and respond to about 32,000 calls per year.

Our Services

  • Pre-hospital care for illness and injury 
  • Medical assistance at large events and gatherings
  • Community Paramedicine
  • Community outreach, education and events

Ambulance Rates

The City of Greater Sudbury does not create or issue bills for ambulance services. Hospitals bill and collect ambulance service fees. For ambulance fees visit the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s website.

Ambulance Response Times

Our ambulance deployment model focuses on providing balanced emergency coverage in the community. The goal is to reduce response times and improve patient satisfaction. See our response time standards

Our Staff


We employ full-time and part-time primary care paramedics, advanced care paramedics and community paramedics.  Learn how to become a paramedic. 


Our logistics section cleans, sanitizes, inspects and restocks all vehicles and medical equipment to make sure it meets requirements. Emergency vehicle technicians manage our inventory of stretchers, medical equipment, medication and medical supplies. They also support operations by delivering specialized transport vehicles for remote response.

Quality Assurance and Professional Standards  

Our quality assurance section monitors compliance with legislative requirements to ensure we provide high quality care. Our professional standards group demonstrates a patient focus in support of clinical excellence, and protection of the community as a whole.