Life saving child and infant first aid training from St John

St John Ambulance Guernsey is holding a paediatric first aid course in November, especially designed for people who look after young children and infants. The two day course is suitable for staff from nursery schools, pre-schools, after school clubs, childminders and carers of children at home. The paediatric first aid …

Patient appreciation for Brad

Trainee Emergency Medical Technician Brad Stuckey has been presented with an award for receiving the highest number of appreciations from members of the public. The emergency ambulance service regularly receives messages of thanks and praise from patients and their families, for the professional care and treatment provided by our clinicians. …

Charlie’s 999 challenge for St John

Guernsey resident Charlie Denton is competing in the Hever Castle Triathlon on 29th September to raise funds for St John Ambulance Guernsey and the Cardiac Action Group. His fundraising target is £999. Earlier this year Charlie’s dad Rick suffered a cardiac arrest in the coffee shop at Les Cotils. Two …

Sark resident runs for the Flying Christine

Congratulations and thank you to Sark resident Sally Drillot who took part in the 2019 Great North Run to raise funds for the St John marine ambulance. Sally completed the half marathon around Newcastle in 2 hours 25 minutes. Sally said: “I have been getting sponsorship for the Flying Christine …

Remembering lives lost at sea.

Representatives of St John Ambulance Guernsey have taken part in a memorial service to remember the lives of those lost at sea in Bailiwick waters. The Chief Ambulance Officer, Mark Mapp placed a wreath at the annual Prosperity Memorial Service at L’Eree on Saturday on behalf of St John Ambulance …

Free fuel for Flying Christine.

The St John marine ambulance has been given 200 litres of free fuel thanks to a member of the public and fuel suppliers Rubis. Earlier this year at the Guernsey Marine Traders Boat Show Rubis Channel Islands ran a competition to win a quantity of marine fuel. 3rd prize winner …

Cycle Response Unit on duty this summer

The St John Cycle Response Unit was back on duty for both days of the North Show this August. The specially prepared mountain bike was ridden by Paramedic Dan Jehan, who was one of those instrumental in setting up the CRU about three years ago. Dan is a full-time paramedic …