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Growing need for Health Transport Services to support ageing population

Elliot Steel |

A report released today by St John shows a burgeoning need for coordinated, free or very-low-cost health transport services at a national level to support New Zealand’s ageing population....

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St John encourages Māori Language Immersion Schools to take up ASB St John in Schools

Elliot Steel |

ASB Hato Hōne i rō Kura te reo curriculum launches this week, supported by ACC, and St John is seeking kura kaupapa and kōhanga reo to take up the in-school first aid training....

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New ambulance driving to the Bay thanks to lotto winner’s support of ASB appeal

Chrissy Hamilton |

The generosity of a Tauranga ASB customer who won Lotto last year means a new state-of-the-art ambulance has been unveiled by ASB and gifted to St John for use in Tauranga....

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Toy ambulance sets morph into real one for Napier

Chrissy Hamilton |

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

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St John Welcomes Bus Safety Inquiry

Elliot Steel |

St John Director of Clinical Operations Norma Lane welcomes the announcement by Transport Minister Phil Twyford that there will be an investigation into bus safety....

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St John Welcomes Bus Safety Inquiry

Elliot Steel |

St John Director of Clinical Operations Norma Lane welcomes the announcement by Transport Minister Phil Twyford that there will be an investigation into bus safety....

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St John welcomes BeautyNZ First Aid Day

Chrissy Hamilton |

In a New Zealand first, the Association of Registered Beauty Professionals has booked the largest number of St John First Aid tutors in a single day to deliver first aid training to almost 200 members....

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St John partners with Dignity NZ to help end period poverty

Gerard Campbell |

St John has announced a new partnership with Dignity NZ today, helping to provide sanitary products to female students at eight high schools across the South Island....

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St John Launches Mental Health First Aid

Elliot Steel |

While most New Zealanders are comfortable openly discussing physical health, the stigma of talking about mental health remains. St John launches its Mental Health First Aid training course today to help reduce that gap, stating that we can all step up to help the one in five Kiwi’s facing a mental health challenge each year....

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St John connecting patients with falls prevention services across New Zealand

Elliot Steel |

No matter where they live, elderly patients who have fallen or are at risk of falling can now be referred to local falls prevention services by ambulance staff, helping them avoid further falls in the future....

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