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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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St John partners with Dignity NZ to help end period poverty

Gerard Campbell |

St John has announced a new partnership with Dignity NZ today, helping to provide sanitary products to female students at eight high schools across the South Island....

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St John Launches Mental Health First Aid

Elliot Steel |

While most New Zealanders are comfortable openly discussing physical health, the stigma of talking about mental health remains. St John launches its Mental Health First Aid training course today to help reduce that gap, stating that we can all step up to help the one in five Kiwi’s facing a mental health challenge each year....

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St John connecting patients with falls prevention services across New Zealand

Elliot Steel |

No matter where they live, elderly patients who have fallen or are at risk of falling can now be referred to local falls prevention services by ambulance staff, helping them avoid further falls in the future....

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St John Boosts Disaster Response Capabilities

Elliot Steel |

Funds raised from last year’s St John Annual Appeal have enabled three brand new, fully kitted-out Command Units to hit the road in Auckland, Rotorua and Dunedin....

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ASB St John in Schools Equips 400,000 Children with Lifesaving Skills

Elliot Steel |

Educators in Canterbury have today trained the 400,000th ASB St John in Schools participant at Waituna Creek School, Waimate....

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Volunteers the heart of St John

Elliot Steel |

Volunteers bring a unique perspective, humility and contribution to the communities they serve, and there is no stronger representation of that generous spirit than within St John’s variety of Community and Operational Volunteers....

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