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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 >>

Whangare Hospital welcomes St John friends

Monday, 18 March 2019, 4:45 pm | St John

From today, patients and staff at the Whangarei Hospital Emergency Department will have the support of a new group of friends from St John. The St John Friends of the Emergency Department service (FEDs) is being rolled out for the first time at Whangarei ... More >>

St John Media Update - Firearms Incident in Central Chch

Friday, 15 March 2019, 6:50 pm | St John

St John has transferred multiple patients to Christchurch Hospital and local medical facilities. Patient injuries ranged from minor through to those with critical gun shot wounds. There have been multiple fatalities. More >>

Firearms incident in Central Christchurch

Friday, 15 March 2019, 4:10 pm | St John

St John was notified of a firearms incident in Central Christchurch at 1.53pm Friday afternoon. We have approximately 20 emergency ambulances and operational vehicles at scene providing support and will continue to update you as information comes to ... More >>

St John pushes for first aid to be compulsory in schools

Monday, 11 March 2019, 10:17 am | St John

St John continues to advocate for CPR and lifesaving first aid skills to be taught and included in the national school curriculum, lining up with the Labour Government’s “School Leavers’ Toolkit” policy, whereby every school leaver will graduate ... More >>

St John tips for an enjoyable Christmas

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 1:23 pm | St John

The Christmas break is a time to catch up with friends and family, and for many of us to take a well-earned break from school and work. But for St John frontline staff, it’s one of the busiest times of the year, as they respond to collapses, ... More >>

St John Incident enquiries over the holiday season

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 11:24 am | St John

During the summer holiday shut down period, between 8am Saturday 22 December and 8am Monday 7 January, St John will remain contactable for urgent incident information. More >>

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


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 >>