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ST JOHN PREPARES FOR AN INCREASED DEMAND OVER WINTER

NGAIRE JONES |

With winter fast approaching, it’s a good time to think about keeping well over the colder months....

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Thousands of Kiwi kids are learning to prevent injuries and hospital admissions

BEVERLEY TSE |

Every week more than 135 children are hospitalised in New Zealand for a range of unintentional injuries – of which more than half are due to falls. ...

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St John welcomes coalition government's commitment to the future of ambulance services

VICTORIA HAWKINS |

St John is pleased with today’s news that emergency ambulance services will receive a helping hand in this year’s budget while work is undertaken to develop a sustainable, long-term funding model....

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STUDY SHOWS INEQUALITY IN ACCESS TO LIFE-SAVING AEDS

NGAIRE JONES |

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St John Celebrates half a million Kiwi kids trained in saving lives

BEVERLEY TSE |

Hundreds of thousands of clever little life savers are emerging across the country. St John educators in Wellington have today trained the 500,000th ASB St John in Schools participant at St Patrick’s Primary School in Kilbirnie....

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St John wins NZ's Most Trusted Charity and second Most Trusted Brand titles

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John is proud to be voted the winner of New Zealand’s Most Trusted Charity title and second in the top award category for Most Trusted Brand in the 20th annual Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands Awards for 2019....

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St John Statement: Rescue helicopter crew found alive and well

BEVERLEY TSE |

On Easter Monday, 22 April 2019, Rescue Coordination Centre NZ commenced a search just after 8pm, for a missing helicopter and three people onboard, which had disappeared near the Auckland Islands during a private medical evacuation off a fishing vessel. ...

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NEW INITIATIVE ENABLES QUICKER ACCESS TO LIFE SAVING TREATMENT

NGAIRE JONES |

Every day in New Zealand, eight people will suffer the most life-threatening form of heart attack, with only three of those surviving to immediate treatment....

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A NEW RELATIONSHIP SUPPORTS INDEPENDENT LIVING

Ngaire Jones |

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St John's top youth put life saving skills to the test in action-packed competition

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John’s youth cadets prove you’re never too young to learn how to save lives. The top 72 St John youth cadets from around the country will converge in Auckland this weekend to demonstrate their clinical excellence in CPR and first aid, leadership and decision-making skills during the annual St John National Youth Festival. ...

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