First Aid

This page contains information about first aid at UBC’s Vancouver campus. For information about first aid on UBC’s Okanagan campus click here.

All faculty, staff and student-staff on UBC’s Vancouver campus can enlist the help of the UBC Occupational First Aid Team.

Contact the Occupational First Aid team 24 hours a day, by calling:

604-822-4444 or 2-4444 (UBC landlines)

Mobile first aid attendants will be dispatched to your campus location.

In the event of a medical emergency, first call 911 and then call Occupational First Aid.


If you are a student or visitor and you require first aid you should:

  • Attend UBC Student Health Services in the UBC Hospital (Students only)
  • Go to Urgent Care at the UBC Hospital – 2211 Wesbrook Mall
    (Open Everyday 8am-10pm)
  • Call 911 for an ambulance

First Aid Frequently Asked Questions

Information about fist aid on the Vancouver campus in a useful FAQ format

Automated External Defibrillators

AEDs have been installed in a variety of UBC buildings to provide quick response in the event of a cardiac arrest.