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ST JOHN STATEMENT ON FINANCIAL MITIGATION

VICTORIA HAWKINS |

St John faces significant financial challenges this coming financial year (1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021) requiring up to $30 million of cost savings to offset the organisation’s increasingly large deficit as it navigates its way through the exceptional challenges created, in part, by COVID-19. ...

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VOLUNTEERS ARE THE LIFE BLOOD OF ST JOHN

NGAIRE JONES |

The essential work of St John improving health outcomes for New Zealanders would not be possible without the commitment and dedication of volunteers....

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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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