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Hearing impairment no barrier to saving lives

Monday, 23 March 2015, 3:14 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Bronwyn is a clinical advisor on the clinical support desk in the 111 communications centre, providing clinical advice to the call takers, ambulance dispatch staff, and road crew paramedics. More >>

New technology results in improved patient care

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 12:39 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

A new, high tech system is helping paramedics improve patient care in the Wellington and Wairarapa regions. More >>

Free CPR training helps save lives in Waikanae

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 3:53 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Free CPR training helps save lives in Waikanae Waikanae residents will soon be better equipped to save lives, thanks to Wellington Free Ambulance and the Waikanae Volunteer Fire Brigade. More >>

Wellington Free Ambulance comes home for a long lunch

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 11:29 am | Wellington Free Ambulance

Wellington Free Ambulance is coming home for a long fundraising lunch at its former headquarters, the St John’s Bar and Restaurant in Cable Street. More >>

Vivid memories four years after Christchurch quake

Sunday, 22 February 2015, 11:08 am | Wellington Free Ambulance

On this day four years ago, an earthquake that would change the lives of thousands shook Christchurch at 12.51 p.m. More >>

Wellington Free Ambulance comes home for a long lunch

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 9:55 am | Wellington Free Ambulance

Wellington Free Ambulance is coming home for a long fundraising lunch at its former headquarters, the St John’s Bar and Restaurant in Cable Street. More >>

Wellington Free Ambulance expands Capital’s food rescue

Monday, 19 January 2015, 6:22 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Wellington Free Ambulance is now partnering with Kaibosh food rescue and Wellington Hospital’s Wishbone café to plug a gap in the Capital’s food rescue chain. More >>

Wellington Free Ambulance gives vote of thanks to volunteers

Friday, 5 December 2014, 4:04 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Today is International Volunteer Day, and Wellington Free Ambulance would like to acknowledge and thank all their volunteers for their hard work. The theme for this year’s day is ‘Ma tini ma mano ka rapa te whai. By many, by thousands, the work ... More >>

International event in NZ to help Wellington Free Ambulance

Friday, 28 November 2014, 12:16 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving, is happening in New Zealand for the first time this year on December 2 and Wellington Free Ambulance is hoping to raise much needed public donations from the event. More >>

Big support for ‘local’ ambulance service

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 2:22 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

The Greater Wellington and Wairarapa communities have collectively donated $120,000 to support their local ambulance service for another year. Wellington Free Ambulance chief executive, Diana Crossan, said the recent annual appeal was a resounding success ... More >>

Naenae Girl in Ambulance styled Go Kart helps Annual Appeal

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 3:16 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Six year old Olivia Wallace from Naenae will help Wellington Free Ambulance with their annual appeal collection next week in a specially designed go kart. More >>

Sugar free kids raise $900 for Wellington Free Ambulance

Monday, 11 August 2014, 1:03 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Five young Wellingtonians, aged between six and 13 have just done a great thing for their health, and in the process raised $900 for their charity of choice - Wellington Free Ambulance. More >>

Busy winter for Wellington Free Ambulance

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 2:12 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Busy winter for Wellington Free Ambulance Wellington Free Ambulance paramedics are being kept busy as the region’s bleak conditions and wintery chills boost ambulance call-outs. Wellington Free Ambulance service delivery manager Rob Ives says paramedics ... More >>

Wellington Free Ambulance Remembers Heroic Paramedic

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 1:45 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Wellington Free Ambulance Remembers Heroic Paramedic Wellington Free Ambulance is holding a special memorial service on Saturday June 14 at the site where ambulance officer Sydney Barlow died in the course of duty 50 years ago. On June 14 1964, Sydney ... More >>

Wellington Free Ambulance Paramedics help out in Solomon's

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 4:15 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Wellington Free Ambulance Paramedics help out in the Solomon’s Two Wellington Free Ambulance paramedics are heading to the Solomon Islands, to train medics and provide much needed equipment. Vanessa Simpson, an Extended Care Paramedic and Paramedic ... More >>

New Ambulance launch for the Wairarapa

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 1:12 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Wellington Free Ambulance is launching a brand new $280 thousand ambulance for the Wairarapa in a unique event in Greytown tomorrow, Wednesday April 16. The state of the art ambulance will be launched at Kuranui College in Greytown beginning 1.15 ... More >>

New automated defibrillators for Wellington region

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 4:23 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Wellington Free Ambulance is installing five new automated defibrillators (used to help victims of cardiac arrest), around the Wellington region. More >>

Wellington Free call for help answered with $111,000

Friday, 11 October 2013, 12:25 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Wellington Free Ambulance is extremely grateful to the people of Greater Wellington and the Wairarapa after this year’s street appeal, held over three days in September, raised a total of $111,000. More >>

Free blood pressure checks in the WCC Foyer - 1 Oct

Monday, 30 September 2013, 12:54 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Wellington Free Ambulance paramedics and event medics will be giving free blood pressure checks at the Wellington City Council foyer on Tuesday October 1st as part of a Stroke Foundation initiative. More >>

Blood Pressure Awareness Day

Thursday, 26 September 2013, 12:30 pm | Wellington Free Ambulance

Wellington Free Ambulance will be stationed at supermarkets around the Wellington, Kapiti and Wairarapa regions to give people free blood pressure checks during the Stroke Foundation’s fifth annual blood pressure awareness day on Saturday 5 October. More >>

 

 

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