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SERIOUS CRASH, BUNNYTHORPE, MANAWATU

Beverley Tse |

St John was notified of a serious crash involving a bus and a train on Railway Road, Bunnythorpe at 8:04am...

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UPDATE SERIOUS CRASH, BUNNYTHORPE, MANAWATU

Beverley Tse |

St John was notified of a serious crash involving a school bus and a train on Railway Road, Bunnythorpe at 8:04am....

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ST JOHN MENTAL WELLBEING INITIATIVE SUPPORTS TAMARIKI

Gerard Campbell |

As New Zealanders navigate their way through the challenging COVID-19 lockdown (wave 2), St John is spearheading a pilot programme designed to provide mental health coping mechanisms for young people....

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St John continues ambulance operations during Auckland's move to Alert Level 3

BEVERLEY TSE |

As an essential emergency service, St John is continuing to deliver its emergency ambulance operations and Patient Transfer Services in response to the move to Alert Level 3 in Auckland and Alert Level 2 for the rest of the country. ...

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KEY APPOINTMENT - ST JOHN APPOINTS NEW CHANCELLOR AND CHAIR OF BOARD

NGAIRE JONES |

John Whitehead has been appointed as Chancellor and Chair of St John New Zealand’s National Priory Board from 24 June 2020, for a three-year term....

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ST JOHN STATEMENT ON FINANCIAL MITIGATION

VICTORIA HAWKINS |

St John faces significant financial challenges this coming financial year (1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021) requiring up to $30 million of cost savings to offset the organisation’s increasingly large deficit as it navigates its way through the exceptional challenges created, in part, by COVID-19. ...

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VOLUNTEERS ARE THE LIFE BLOOD OF ST JOHN

NGAIRE JONES |

The essential work of St John improving health outcomes for New Zealanders would not be possible without the commitment and dedication of volunteers....

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BETTER PATIENT OUTCOMES THANKS TO INFORMATION SHARING

NGAIRE JONES |

Ambulance officers will now be able to share information with general practitioners in a new initiative to improve patient care....

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ST JOHN STATEMENT ON COST SAVINGS

VICTORIA HAWKINS |

St John has historic and long-standing funding issues which have been well-documented and are now exacerbated by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic....

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ST JOHN LAUNCHES ONLINE MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID COURSE

BEVERLEY TSE |

With the mental health of New Zealanders top of mind as the country grapples with the impact of COVID-19, help to address the matter is now more accessible. St John has launched an online version of its popular Mental Health First Aid course. ...

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