Beach wheelchair project gets Wooden Spoon backing

The Guernsey Wooden Spoon charity has announced it is working with St John Ambulance Guernsey to develop a Beach Wheelchair scheme for the island. Guernsey Wooden Spoon has just announced a fundraising campaign to raise £16,000 to cover the set-up costs, which it says include two beach wheelchairs, a shed, …

Meet Alan and Nicky from the Patient Transfer Service

St John Ambulance Guernsey runs a non-emergency Patient Transfer Service which transports patients to and from hospital for medical appointments when they are unable to travel by other means. Nicky Strong and Alan Prevel both work part-time for the Patient Transfer Service (PTS). Nicky who previously worked as an Account …

St John Paramedic supporting Sark

St John Ambulance Guernsey has been assisting the island of Sark by providing temporary medical cover for the island’s doctor. Station Officer Paramedic Sonia Guille was based at the Sark Medical Centre for a few days last week where she assessed and treated islanders requiring medical treatment. Like the Sark …

2020 Ambulance subscription update

St John Ambulance Guernsey would like to inform islanders who have recently renewed their St John Subscription Scheme membership for 2020 or applied for new membership of the scheme that there will be a short delay in processing of direct debits. Direct debit payments were due to be processed by …

Marine Ambulance Subscription Scheme 2020

St John Marine Ambulance cover for 2020 is now available. The marine ambulance was built from charitable donations and continues to be funded by public generosity through donations, bequests and membership fees. This funding enables a modern, fully equipped emergency vessel, crewed with paramedics to provide medical treatment and patient …

New Year calls for Flying Christine

The St John marine ambulance was sent to Alderney on New Year’s Day for a medical case. The Flying Christine III was deployed following a request from a doctor in Alderney due to fog affecting Alderney airport. (Photo: Tony Rive) A paramedic crew from the emergency ambulance service left St …