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St John installs ten defibrillators across Ngati Porou Marae

Jess Miller |

Ten rurally isolated marae across the East Coast of the North Island will receive Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) from St John this week, as part of a project to reduce the number of fatalities associated with cardiac arrests....

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Busiest year for ambulance 111 Clinical Control Centres

Elliot Steel |
New Zealanders are calling 111 for an ambulance more than 500,000 times a year now, a jump of more than 10,000 calls on the previous year.

New Zealanders are calling 111 for an ambulance more than 500,000 times a year now, a jump of more than 10,000 calls on the previous year....

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Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Registry – Annual Report 2016/17

Elliot Steel |

St John’s fourth annual Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest report sees the organisation’s survival rate results well-placed when compared to several other ambulance services....

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ST JOHN 111 PATIENTS RECEIVING RIGHT CARE AT RIGHT TIME WITH CLINICAL HUB

Elliot Steel |

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Toy ambulance campaign returns to help put another ambulance on New Zealand's roads

Elliot Steel |

ASB St John Toy Ambulance and Station...

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St John's caring service a phone call away this holiday season

Noreen Hegarty |

Much is made of modern communications and the ways in which they can enable people to connect but, as St John Caring Caller clients attest, there’s nothing quite as reassuring as a friendly voice on the end of a ‘phone....

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Hands on hearts crucial to restarting them

Noreen Hegarty |

St John knows that bystanders having the confidence to take action when a person is in cardiac arrest can be the difference between a life saved or a life lost....

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Would-be passers-by key to doctor’s healthy heart

Noreen Hegarty |

October the ninth is now a big day for Dr Tom Watson. It’s not his birthday but it is the first anniversary of the rest of his life....

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Restart a Heart Day 2017

Brodie Stewart |

To support Restart a Heart Day this 16 October 2017 head to one of the centres listed below to watch and participate in live demonstrations and find out how you can help save a life....

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Toy ambulances turn into a real one for Dunedin

Robbie Walker |

New Zealanders have helped turn block set toy ambulances into a much-needed ambulance for the Dunedin community following ASB’s successful St John toy ambulance campaign....

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