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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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60 years of 111

Elliot Steel |

Emergency services and Spark are officially marking the 60th anniversary (29 September) of the 111 emergency response service in New Zealand. The 111 service is delivered through a partnership between Spark and the emergency service providers – Fire and Emergency New Zealand, Ambulance (St John and Wellington Free Ambulance) and New Zealand Police....

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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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