Building firm supports new ambulance appeal

The St John Emergency Ambulance Service has received a £600 donation from local building company JW Rihoy & Sons towards the purchase of a new emergency ambulance vehicle. Rihoy & Sons held a fundraising event at Les Rocquettes Hotel on the evening of the England’s first match in the World …

CPR Marathon success

The St John Emergency Ambulance Service held a CPR Marathon on Friday 22nd June to raise funds for a new emergency ambulance and to teach members of the public basic CPR. Teams from local businesses, schools and organisations signed up to complete one hour time slots of resuscitation throughout the …

Royal invitation for Guernsey’s Cadet of the Year

ROYAL BIRTHDAY PARTY ONE OF TWO PRESTIGIOUS EVENTS FOR MATTHEW. Matthew Holland, Guernsey’s Cadet of the Year, has just returned from attending two significant national events in London. Matthew was invited to represent St John at the Buckingham Palace garden party to celebrate the 70th birthday of HRH Prince of Wales. A …

Prior of the Priory of England & the Islands visits Guernsey

We were delighted and honoured to welcome the Prior (Executive Chair) of England and the Islands of the Most Venerable Order of St John of Jerusalem and Chair of St John Ambulance to Guernsey this week. Surgeon Rear Admiral Lionel Jarvis CBE DL KStJ, former Honorary Surgeon to Her Majesty the Queen …

Review of Inshore Rescue Boats

As St John in Guernsey increases its focus on providing pre-hospital medical care and support, in line with the changing health demands in the island, the Board and Commandery of St John have now taken the decision to cease the Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) service from the end of the …

College of Paramedics visit to Guernsey

The College of Paramedics is hoping to build stronger links with ambulance staff in Guernsey following a recent visit from College of Paramedics representative Jason Brooke. Mr Brooke, a Board Trustee for the Great Western Region of the College of Paramedics, met staff and members of the senior leadership team of …