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AMBULANCE REPORT SHOWS CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVAL RATES DOWN

Amy Milne |

The latest Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) reports from New Zealand’s ambulance services show that cardiac arrest survival rates are down for the second consecutive year since the COVID-19 pandemic began. ...

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ST JOHN HUMBLED BY MOST TRUSTED CHARITY VOTE THREE YEARS IN A ROW

Sally Webster |

The results for the 2022 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands survey reveal another resounding endorsement for St John. This year marks the third in a row that the organisation has been voted New Zealand’s most trusted charity. ...

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ST JOHN APPEALS TO NEW ZEALANDERS’ HEARTS OF GOLD THIS MONTH

Sally Webster |

As emergency ambulance staff continue to face unprecedented demand, St John is asking New Zealanders to have a “heart of gold” and support its annual appeal this April. ...

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EMERGENCY AMBULANCE SERVICES FACE HIGHEST 111 CALL VOLUMES

BEVERLEY TSE |

Emergency ambulance services across New Zealand have recorded the highest ever call volumes to the 111 ambulance communications centres over the weekend....

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ST JOHN RELEASES AMBULANCE DATA FOR 2021

AMY MILNE |

St John Ambulance has continued to be there for New Zealanders throughout the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, responding to more than half a million emergencies across the year....

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St John Ambulance prepares for what could be its busiest New Year's Eve

AMY MILNE |

As the country prepares to celebrate – or perhaps commiserate – the year that was 2021, St John is reminding the public to look after each other on the busiest night for the emergency ambulance service....

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ST JOHN LAUNCHES NEW 0800 MEDIA LINE

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John has launched a new St John media line, 0800 756 334 and email address, media@stjohn.org.nz which will be monitored throughout the Christmas and New Year period and beyond....

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ST JOHN WISHES KIWIS A SAFE AND ENJOYABLE HOLIDAY SEASON

Dani Tucker |

As another year comes to an end and New Zealanders make the most of the summer break, St John is reminding everyone to stay safe and look out for their whānau, friends and neighbours....

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STATEMENT ON ST JOHN WHAKATANE STORE FIRE INCIDENT

Dani Tucker |

St John can confirm our Whakatane retail store located on the Strand has been damaged in a fire overnight that affected a row of shops where it is located....

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ST JOHN STATEMENT ON HEALTH ORDER

AMY MILNE |

Vaccination remains our best defence against COVID-19 and St John is committed to widespread vaccination to protect our people, our patients, and our communities....

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