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St John puts patient safety first

Robyn Bern |

St John puts patient safety first: responding to the New Zealand Herald this morning....

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New St John triage targets low acuity calls

Victoria Hawkins |

From May 2014 St John – working with other urgent care primary health services - will provide a 24/7 "111 Clinical Hub" initiative in Auckland. ...

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St John performance improvements

Robyn Bern |

This document shows St John's responses to 3 types of incidents - in urban and rural locations. The incidents are: immediately life threatening ("purple" ), immediately life threatening or time critical ("red" ), and to urgent / potentially serious but not immediately life threatening incidents ("orange")....

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Media Statement re Resourcing

Victoria Hawkins |

St John would like to respond to recent claims that the organisation is “resource-starved” and “putting lives at risk”....

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Hard work pays off at St John Youth Festival

Ian Henderson |
Congratulations and well done to all of the participants at the National Youth Festival and Competitions, held over ANZAC weekend (24-28 April) in Rotorua.

Congratulations and well done to all of the participants at the National Youth Festival and Competitions, held over ANZAC weekend (24-28 April) in Rotorua....

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Ambulance paramedics trialling new technology

Robyn Bern |

Ambulance paramedics trialling new technology...

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Rapid Response Series 6 on air TV1 - Wednesdays at 7.30pm

Robyn Bern |

Rapid Response Series 6 is on air on TV1 on Wednesdays at 7.30pm. The show follows St John frontline crews in Auckland and is a fantastic insight into the work of New Zealand's most trusted professionals. To watch episodes click here http://tvnz.co.nz/rapid-response/video...

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St John street collections attracting the great and intergalactic

Ian Henderson |

Space people and All Blacks were just some of those people supporting the St John Annual Appeal last week....

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St John patient part charges to increase 1 April 2014

Robyn Bern |

On 1 April 2014 the St John emergency ambulance patient part charge will increase by either $4.00 or $13.00, to a single rate of $88.00 across New Zealand. ...

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St John to recruit additional ambulance staff in key locations

Robyn Bern |

St John has approved funding for 57 additional paid ambulance staff in a number of locations across New Zealand. This amounts to a commitment of $4 million, from fundraising and commercial activities....

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