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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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St John urges public to prioritise their health & wellbeing this winter

Elliot Steel |

The most important thing you can do this winter is be immunised against influenza and seek advice from a health professional if you are unwell, St John Medical Director Dr Tony Smith says....

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St John Congratulates Queen's Birthday Honours Recipients

Elliot Steel |

Volunteers are the heart of our communities, and this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients are no exception. St John would like to recognise three such people, each with their own unique association to St John and significant contributions to their community. ...

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Auckland Major Incident

Elliot Steel |

St John confirms that it has responded to a major incident resulting from unknown substance exposure at Augusta House on Victoria Street West in the Auckland CBD this morning....

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THE EMERGENCY APP THAT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

Elliot Steel |

The GoodSAM (Good Smartphone Activated Medics) smartphone app saving lives in the UK has now landed in New Zealand, fully embedded into the St John and Wellington Free Ambulance emergency ambulance dispatch systems....

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ST JOHN YOUTH DESCEND ON NELSON FOR NATIONAL COMPETITION

Gerard Campbell |

Over 180 young people and their supporters from around New Zealand are heading to Nelson later this week for the St John National Youth Festival and Competitions (20-23 April)....

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