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Emergency Services' shocking plea to Kiwis

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 8:54 am | St John

Only 1 in 10 New Zealander’s survive cardiac arrest, a statistic that emergency services say can be dramatically improved with bystander CPR and a shock from an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). More >>

Growing need for Health Transport Services

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 10:33 am | St John

A report released today by St John shows a burgeoning need for coordinated, free or very-low-cost health transport services at a national level to support New Zealand’s ageing population. More >>

Take up ASB St John in Schools

Monday, 10 September 2018, 4:33 pm | St John

ASB Hato Hōne i rō Kura te reo curriculum launches this week, supported by ACC, and St John is seeking kura kaupapa and kōhanga reo to take up the in-school first aid training. More >>

St John welcomes BeautyNZ First Aid Day

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 8:54 am | St John

In a New Zealand first, the Association of Registered Beauty Professionals has booked the largest number of St John First Aid tutors in a single day to deliver first aid training to almost 200 members. More >>

St John launches mental health first aid

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 11:09 am | St John

While most New Zealanders are comfortable openly discussing physical health, the stigma of talking about mental health remains. St John launches its Mental Health First Aid training course today to help reduce that gap, stating that we can all ... More >>

St John connecting patients with falls prevention services

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 11:01 am | St John

No matter where they live, elderly patients who have fallen or are at risk of falling can now be referred to local falls prevention services by ambulance staff, helping them avoid further falls in the future. More >>

St John Boosts Disaster Response Thanks to NZ Generosity

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 8:44 am | St John

Funds raised from last year’s St John Annual Appeal have enabled three brand new, fully kitted-out Command Units to hit the road in Auckland, Rotorua and Dunedin. More >>

St John Equips 400,000 Children with Lifesaving Skills

Monday, 25 June 2018, 11:29 am | St John

ASB ST JOHN IN SCHOOLS EQUIPS 400,000 CHILDREN WITH LIFESAVING SKILLS MEDIA STATEMENT : 25 June 2018 More >>

Volunteers the Heart of St John

Monday, 18 June 2018, 10:52 am | St John

Volunteers the Heart of St John - National Volunteer Week 17-23 June MEDIA STATEMENT : 18 June 2018 More >>

St John Urges Public to Prioritise Their Health This Winter

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 9:11 am | St John

The most important thing you can do this winter is be immunised against influenza and seek advice from a health professional if you are unwell, St John Medical Director Dr Tony Smith says. More >>

Kiwis become Saints in St John Annual Appeal 2018

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 10:15 am | St John

St John is hoping to raise eyebrows as well as money this year, introducing a fun, new online fundraising campaign asking Kiwis to Be a Saint and donate to its annual appeal. More >>

111 Clinical Hub now reducing hospital presentations

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 9:34 am | St John

Improvements to the St John 111 ambulance call system are now fully embedded throughout New Zealand, having been rolled out in the remaining South Island DHB areas at the end of last year. More >>

Busy Winter Workload for St John

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 11:10 am | St John

St John experienced a significant increase in workload in June and it looks likely to continue as New Zealand experiences a cold snap with freezing conditions. More >>

Brave Kiwi Children Take Life Saving Seriously

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 10:58 am | St John

Brave Kiwi children made more than 400 emergency 111 calls to St John in the 12 months ending March 2017 and 321 of them related to life-threatening and urgent situations such as cardiac arrest. More >>

A week-long ‘Thank You’ from St John to volunteers

Monday, 19 June 2017, 12:50 pm | St John

Volunteers are the backbone of the St John frontline and never more so than in times of crisis, as evidenced during the aftermath of the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquakes. More >>

St John Named New Zealand’s Most Trusted Charity 2017

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 10:58 am | St John

In a ringing endorsement from Kiwis, St John has once again been voted Most Trusted Charity in the Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands Survey 2017. More >>

St John welcomes Government funding boost

Monday, 15 May 2017, 9:44 am | St John

St John welcomes today’s news that more than $100 million will be included in this year’s budget to provide double crewing of all emergency ambulance responses over the next four years. More >>

St John welcomes Government funding boost

Sunday, 14 May 2017, 12:20 pm | St John

St John welcomes today’s news that more than $100 million will be included in this year’s budget to provide double crewing of all emergency ambulance responses over the next four years. More >>

St John ‘Heart of Gold’ Annual Appeal

Monday, 3 April 2017, 11:00 am | St John

St John will be shaking buckets during the this week, raising money for command units and specialist equipment to be used when responding to major emergencies. More >>

New policy for major trauma patients

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:19 pm | St John

Transporting patients with severe injuries directly to the most appropriate hospital whenever it is feasible and safe to do so is the objective behind a Major Trauma policy launched today by St John, Wellington Free Ambulance and the National Major ... More >>

 

 

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