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St John Launches Online Mental Health First Aid Course

Monday, 8 June 2020, 7:39 am | St John

With the mental health of New Zealanders top of mind as the country grapples with the impact of COVID-19, help to address the matter is now more accessible. St John has launched an online version of its popular Mental Health First Aid course. Until ... More >>

St John Grateful To Be Voted New Zealand’s Most Trusted Charity Again

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 8:50 am | St John

St John is thankful for New Zealanders who have voted it Most Trusted Charity in the 2020 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands survey. St John has been voted one of New Zealand’s most trusted charities for the last nine years and this is the seventh ... More >>

ASB And St John Gift Life-saving Defibrillators To Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 11:14 am | St John

St John and its partner ASB have joined forces to gift life-saving defibrillators to deprived and rural communities around New Zealand, to help reduce cardiac arrest fatalities. ASB, and Philips, have donated 28 external defibrillators (AEDs) to be ... More >>

What's Your Chance Of Surviving A Cardiac Arrest?

Friday, 13 March 2020, 11:45 am | St John

St John releases Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Annual Report 2019 Research undertaken by St John shows there is a 13% chance of survival from a cardiac arrest outside of hospital. Each year St John publishes its Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Report ... More >>

Demolition Of Unfit Ambulance 111 Communication Centre Begins

Friday, 21 February 2020, 11:03 am | St John

St John is pleased to announce the start of a long overdue move of its 111 emergency call and dispatch centre. The Auckland Clinical Communications Centre is the busiest ambulance 111 centre in the country, taking approximately 300,000 calls a year (57% ... More >>

Keep Safe This Christmas

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 12:24 pm | St John

As everyone heads off for the summer holidays, St John is working hard to make sure New Zealanders stay safe and well this festive season. Last year St John responded to over 1,000 emergency incidents on Christmas Day with the most common being breathing ... More >>

St John: Eruption response update

Monday, 9 December 2019, 9:25 pm | St John

St John can confirm ambulance operations responded to a volcanic eruption on White Island this afternoon, occurring at 2.11pm. Our ambulance crews have worked with New Zealand Police, Royal New Zealand Coastguard, Ambulance Air Operators, District ... More >>

St John Welcomes Paramedic Registration

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 9:45 am | St John

St John welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Health today that New Zealand paramedics will now be registered under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (2003). More >>

Royal Honours for St John Staff And Volunteers

Saturday, 2 November 2019, 2:36 pm | St John

A ceremony recognising the contribution of St John staff and volunteers has been held in Auckland at St Patrick’s Cathedral on 2 November. More >>

Do You Know How to Restart a Heart?

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 9:22 am | St John

16 OCTOBER 2019 Every year, cardiac arrest kills more New Zealanders than road accidents, a statistic everyone can change. More >>

New Ambulances to Support Rural Communities

Friday, 12 July 2019, 11:25 am | St John

A new ambulance model designed specifically to support New Zealand’s rural and remote communities has arrived on our shores. More >>

Honouring our valuable volunteers

Monday, 17 June 2019, 8:39 am | St John

Volunteers are at the heart of St John. Every day more than 9,600 generous volunteers help thousands of people across the country by devoting their time to St John’s frontline ambulance service and a variety of community health programmes to support ... More >>

Honour system recognizes St John people

Saturday, 15 June 2019, 1:59 pm | St John

One of the biggest events in the St John calendar was held at the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul on the 15th June. More >>

St John Prepares for an Increased Demand Over Winter

Monday, 10 June 2019, 2:54 pm | St John

With winter fast approaching, it’s a good time to think about keeping well over the colder months. More >>

Kiwi kids are learning to prevent injuries

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 12:37 pm | St John

Every week more than 135 children are hospitalised in New Zealand for a range of unintentional injuries – of which more than half are due to falls. More >>

St John celebrates half a million kiwi kids trained

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 4:09 pm | St John

Hundreds of thousands of clever little life savers are emerging across the country. St John educators in Wellington have today trained the 500,000th ASB St John in Schools participant at St Patrick’s Primary School in Kilbirnie. Through this programme, ... More >>

Initiative Enables Quicker Access to Life Saving Treatment

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 1:52 pm | St John

Every day in New Zealand, eight people will suffer the most life-threatening form of heart attack, with only three of those surviving to immediate treatment. More >>

St John wins most trusted charity + 2nd most trusted brand

Monday, 29 April 2019, 3:44 pm | St John

St John is proud to be voted the winner of New Zealand’s Most Trusted Charity title and second in the top award category for Most Trusted Brand in the 20th annual Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands Awards for 2019. St John Chief Executive, Peter ... More >>

St John's top youth put life saving skills to the test

Friday, 12 April 2019, 3:41 pm | St John

St John’s youth cadets prove you’re never too young to learn how to save lives. The top 72 St John youth cadets from around the country will converge in Auckland this weekend to demonstrate their clinical excellence in CPR and first aid, leadership ... More >>

St John’s Last Appeal to Fund Emergency Ambulance Service?

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 1:33 pm | St John

Will This Be St John’s Last Annual Appeal to Fund the Emergency Ambulance Service? MEDIA RELEASE 2 APRIL 2019 More >>