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ST JOHN & NZFS ANNOUNCE PROTOTYPE FIRE MEDICAL VEHICLE READY FOR TRIAL

Victoria Hawkins |

A prototype dual purpose fire and medical response vehicle developed by the New Zealand Fire Service and St John is about to start a year of trials to test the concept....

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FIREFIGHTERS AND PARAMEDICS MOST TRUSTED

Robyn Bern |

With our lives in their hands, firefighters and paramedics have topped the annual New Zealand Reader’s Digest ‘Most Trusted Professions’ 2014 survey. ...

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ST JOHN CPR APP ACCESSIBLE IN A HEARTBEAT

Victoria Hawkins |

St John introduces a new, interactive and free CPR app that gives users access to vital CPR skills through simple, user-friendly prompts which could mean the difference between life and death. ...

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Emergency Ambulance Service Provider in Wairarapa

Victoria Hawkins |

Statement provided to Dominion Post by St John Friday 6 June, 2014 about ambulance services in the Wairarapa....

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A mum's tragedy turns out to be her greatest inspiration

Robyn Bern |

Debi Piper's son Eli and the St John teams who helped Debi and her family care for him, have inspired her to train as a St John paramedic. Debi told her story on TV2 20:20 Thursday 29 May 2014. ...

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New Zealand Herald Clarification & Correction

Victoria Hawkins |

Read the NZ Herald’s clarification and correction in response to St John’s complaint about incorrect information printed in their newspaper on 12 & 13 May 2014....

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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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