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WHAT'S YOUR CHANCE OF SURVIVING A CARDIAC ARREST?

NGAIRE JONES |

Research undertaken by St John shows there is a 13% chance of survival from a cardiac arrest outside of hospital....

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ASB AND ST JOHN GIFT LIFE-SAVING DEFIBRILLATORS TO IMPROVE CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVAL RATES

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John and its partner ASB have joined forces to gift life-saving defibrillators to deprived and rural communities around New Zealand, to help reduce cardiac arrest fatalities....

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DEMOLITION OF UNFIT AMBULANCE 111 COMMUNICATION CENTRE BEGINS

Victoria Hawkins |

St John is pleased to announce the start of a long overdue move of its 111 emergency call and dispatch centre. ...

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ST JOHN URGES RESPECT FOR ITS OFFICERS AND EQUIPMENT

Gerard Campbell |

Three incidents in Dunedin over the weekend has prompted St John to remind students and the public that damage and abuse of its vehicles, patients and staff is not acceptable and action will be taken....

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ST JOHN SUPPORTS OPERATION TO RETURN NEW ZEALANDERS FROM WUHAN

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John is sending a doctor and two paramedics as part of the government chartered repatriation flight to support the return of New Zealanders from Wuhan, Hubei Province, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak. ...

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ST JOHN RELEASES EMERGENCY AMBULANCE DATA FOR 2019

NGAIRE JONES |

St John has released emergency workload statistics for 2019 confirming the number of emergency ambulance responses continues to climb. ...

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ST JOHN RESPONDING TO GLENORCHY-QUEENSTOWN ROAD CRASH

Gerard Campbell |

St John is responding to a crash involving a bus at the Glenorchy-Queenstown Road, about 10km from Queenstown....

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ASSAULT ON ST JOHN AMBULANCE OFFICER AT WARKWORTH STATION

NGAIRE JONES |

Last night, 12 January at approximately 11.30pm, an ambulance officer was seriously assaulted while on duty at Warkworth Station....

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ST JOHN PREPARES FOR BUSY NEW YEARS EVE

Gerard Campbell |

While holiday makers relax and prepare to celebrate a new decade, St John ambulance officers are gearing up for a busy New Year’s Eve across the country. ...

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ST JOHN CAR SEAT STICKERS DESIGNED TO HELP IN CRASHES

Gerard Campbell |

Helping emergency services identify children involved in car crashes is behind a St John initiative that has the support of Plunket, the New Zealand Police and Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ)....

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