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JOIN ST JOHN IN CELEBRATING OUR VOLUNTEERS

Gerard Campbell |

As National Volunteer Week gets underway, St John is asking New Zealand to recognise and thank the country’s volunteers for their dedication to helping their community....

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NEW RURAL SUPPORT OFFICER FOR MURCHISON

Gerard Campbell |

Former St John Picton station manager and paramedic Tony Cronin has started a new chapter in his St John journey this month as the new Rural Support Officer in Murchison....

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ROYAL HONOURS FOR ST JOHN STAFF & VOLUNTEERS

Gerard Campbell |

An investiture ceremony recognising the contribution of St John staff and volunteers was held in Christchurch over the weekend at the Christchurch Transitional Cathedral....

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ST JOHN THANKS NEW ZEALANDERS FOR VOTING IT MOST TRUSTED CHARITY

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John is grateful for Kiwis who have voted it Aotearoa’s Most Trusted Charity in the 2021 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands survey....

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ST JOHN ASKS NEW ZEALANDERS TO SHOW THEIR HEARTS OF GOLD

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John is calling on the New Zealand public to show their “hearts of gold” by supporting its annual appeal which runs from 5 – 11 April 2021....

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PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENTS LEARN TO DETECT AND RESPOND TO STROKES

BEVERLEY TSE |

Tens of thousands of primary school students in Aotearoa will soon learn how to recognise the signs of a stroke and act quickly through the ASB St John in Schools programme....

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DOUBLE CREWING BOOST TO AMBULANCE SERVICES IN MURCHISON

Gerard Campbell |

St John Ambulance is pleased to announce that it will add two additional ambulance officers to Murchison as part of its four-year project to end single crewed ambulances in New Zealand....

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ONE LINK/BECTON DICKINSON PRODUCT RECALL

VICTORIA HAWKINS |

St John has been notified of a precautionary global product recall relating to a particular piece of clinical equipment known as IV infusion sets....

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MORE WORK NEEDED TO IMPROVE CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVAL

NGAIRE JONES |

St John has released its Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) Report today which shows that more needs to be done if community cardiac arrest survival rates are to be improved....

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TSUNAMI WARNING

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John has been notified of a tsunami threat following a magnitude 8.1 earthquake north-east of New Zealand near Kermadec Islands region this morning. ...

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