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ST JOHN GRATEFUL TO BE VOTED MOST TRUSTED CHARITY AGAIN

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John is thankful for New Zealanders who have voted it Most Trusted Charity in the 2020 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands survey....

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ASB GIVES ST JOHN FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN A KICK START

NGAIRE JONES |

St John is launching a fundraising campaign today to increase its number of frontline ambulances, and long-term partner ASB has donated the first to get the campaign underway....

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Staying connected in uncertain times

NGAIRE JONES |

The COVID-19 lockdown means that people are physically isolated at a level never seen before in New Zealand. ...

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AMBULANCE OFFICERS CONTINUE TO RESUSCITATE PATIENTS IN CARDIAC ARREST

Gerard Campbell |

St John would like to confirm that ambulance officers continue to resuscitate patients in cardiac arrest and there has been no directive that CPR should not be done on patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. ...

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Changes to patient support procedure for ambulance transportation

NGAIRE JONES |

Processes around emergency ambulance transportation of patients to hospital have been updated during the nation’s response to COVID-19....

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St John launches online first aid courses as physical classes suspended

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John has suspended its First Aid courses in New Zealand from Tuesday, 24 March, in light of the country's COVID-19 alert status being advanced to level three and rising....

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ONE YEAR ON FROM THE CHRISTCHURCH MOSQUE SHOOTINGS

Gerard Campbell |

On the first anniversary of New Zealand’s worst mass terrorist incident, an attack which forever changed the fabric of New Zealand, St John Ambulance joins with the local community to mark the tragedy and reflect on the changes that have galvanised a nation....

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WHAT'S YOUR CHANCE OF SURVIVING A CARDIAC ARREST?

NGAIRE JONES |

Research undertaken by St John shows there is a 13% chance of survival from a cardiac arrest outside of hospital....

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ASB AND ST JOHN GIFT LIFE-SAVING DEFIBRILLATORS TO IMPROVE CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVAL RATES

BEVERLEY TSE |

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....

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DEMOLITION OF UNFIT AMBULANCE 111 COMMUNICATION CENTRE BEGINS

Victoria Hawkins |

St John is pleased to announce the start of a long overdue move of its 111 emergency call and dispatch centre. ...

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