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ST JOHN WELCOMES PARAMEDIC REGISTRATION

NGAIRE JONES |

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)....

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ROYAL HONOURS FOR ST JOHN STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS

BEVERLEY TSE |

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

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FRIENDSHIP ONLY A PHONE CALL AWAY FOR SOCIALLY ISOLATED INDIAN PEOPLE

BEVERLEY TSE |

From today, Hindi speakers in Auckland with limited or no English, will have access to a friendship-based telephone service in their own language....

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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO RESTART A HEART?

NGAIRE JONES |

Every year, cardiac arrest kills more New Zealanders than road accidents, a statistic everyone can change....

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LIFE-SAVING TREATMENT ROLLED OUT IN THE SOUTH

NGAIRE JONES |

Every day in New Zealand five people will suffer the most life-threatening form of heart attack and the time to treatment is crucial to survival....

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SERIOUS BUSH CRASH, SH 5, NGATIRA, ROTORUA AREA

NGAIRE JONES |

St John was notified of a serious crash involving a bus on SH 5, Ngatira at 11:19 am. ...

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HOUSE EXPLOSION

Gerard Campbell |

St John can confirm it has responded to a house explosion in the suburb of Northwood in Christchurch this morning, sending six ambulances and two managers to the scene....

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NEW AMBULANCES TO SUPPORT RURAL COMMUNITIES

NGAIRE JONES |

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

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ST JOHN REACHES CONSOLIDATED SETTLEMENT WITH ITS UNIONS

VICTORIA HAWKINS |

St John is pleased to announce it has reached a collective agreement with all its unions - Amalgamated Workers Unions of New Zealand, New Zealand Ambulance Association and First Union....

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A ST JOHN COMMUNITY HUB

NGAIRE JONES |

Plans are underway for a new St John facility in New Plymouth to be a hub for both ambulances and the community....

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