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BETTER PATIENT OUTCOMES THANKS TO INFORMATION SHARING

NGAIRE JONES |

Ambulance officers will now be able to share information with general practitioners in a new initiative to improve patient care....

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ST JOHN STATEMENT ON COST SAVINGS

VICTORIA HAWKINS |

St John has historic and long-standing funding issues which have been well-documented and are now exacerbated by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic....

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ST JOHN LAUNCHES ONLINE MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID COURSE

BEVERLEY TSE |

With the mental health of New Zealanders top of mind as the country grapples with the impact of COVID-19, help to address the matter is now more accessible. St John has launched an online version of its popular Mental Health First Aid course. ...

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ST JOHN GRATEFUL TO BE VOTED MOST TRUSTED CHARITY AGAIN

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John is thankful for New Zealanders who have voted it Most Trusted Charity in the 2020 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands survey....

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ASB GIVES ST JOHN FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN A KICK START

NGAIRE JONES |

St John is launching a fundraising campaign today to increase its number of frontline ambulances, and long-term partner ASB has donated the first to get the campaign underway....

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Staying connected in uncertain times

NGAIRE JONES |

The COVID-19 lockdown means that people are physically isolated at a level never seen before in New Zealand. ...

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AMBULANCE OFFICERS CONTINUE TO RESUSCITATE PATIENTS IN CARDIAC ARREST

Gerard Campbell |

St John would like to confirm that ambulance officers continue to resuscitate patients in cardiac arrest and there has been no directive that CPR should not be done on patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. ...

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Changes to patient support procedure for ambulance transportation

NGAIRE JONES |

Processes around emergency ambulance transportation of patients to hospital have been updated during the nation’s response to COVID-19....

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St John launches online first aid courses as physical classes suspended

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John has suspended its First Aid courses in New Zealand from Tuesday, 24 March, in light of the country's COVID-19 alert status being advanced to level three and rising....

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ONE YEAR ON FROM THE CHRISTCHURCH MOSQUE SHOOTINGS

Gerard Campbell |

On the first anniversary of New Zealand’s worst mass terrorist incident, an attack which forever changed the fabric of New Zealand, St John Ambulance joins with the local community to mark the tragedy and reflect on the changes that have galvanised a nation....

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