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WHANGAREI HOSPITAL WELCOMES ST JOHN FRIENDS OF THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

BEVERLEY TSE |

From today, patients and staff at the Whangarei Hospital Emergency Department will have the support of a new group of friends from St John....

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UPDATE - FIREARMS INCIDENT IN CENTRAL CHRISTCHURCH

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John has transferred multiple patients to Christchurch Hospital and local medical facilities. Patient injuries ranged from minor through to those with critical gun shot wounds. There have been multiple fatalities....

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FIREARMS INCIDENT IN CENTRAL CHRISTCHURCH

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John was notified of a firearms incident in Central Christchurch at 1.53pm Friday afternoon. ...

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ST JOHN PUSHES FOR FIRST AID TRAINING TO BE COMPULSORY IN SCHOOLS – STARTING WITH A CHRISTCHURCH PILOT

Beverley Tse |

St John continues to advocate for CPR and lifesaving first aid skills to be taught and included in the national school curriculum...

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ST JOHN HEALTH SHUTTLE SERVICE LAUNCHES IN PUKEKOHE

Beverley Tse |

Residents in Pukekohe who face challenges getting to their local doctor or medical appointments at the hospital can now access the St John Health Shuttle service for a koha or gold coin donation....

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St John ready for the busiest night of the year

NGAIRE JONES |

As we head into the summer holiday season, St John is preparing for the busiest night of the year. 111 calls to the ambulance service triple on New Year’s Eve, and St John is all set to keep New Zealanders safe by planning extra resources for the big night, with over 105 additional frontline personnel, and 80 additional response vehicles ready to attend to the public. ...

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St John tips for an enjoyable Christmas

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St John incident enquiries over the holiday season

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OUT-OF-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST REGISTRY - ANNUAL REPORT 2017/2018

Chrissy Hamilton |

More than 1600 people die of a cardiac arrest that occurs out of hospital in New Zealand every year. ...

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EMERGENCY SERVICES' SHOCKING PLEA TO KIWIS

Elliot Steel |

Only 1 in 10 New Zealander’s survive cardiac arrest, a statistic that emergency services say can be dramatically improved with bystander CPR and a shock from an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)....

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