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 …

Special Operations Response Team

The St John Emergency Ambulance Service ‘Special Operations Response Team’ (SORT) has been doing some joint training with Guernsey’s Cliff Rescue Team. The St John SORT team is made up of Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians who are specially trained to provide medical treatment at major incidents, or to casualties …

New Chairman for St John Guernsey

 Jurat David Hodgetts LVO has been appointed as the new Chairman of St John Guernsey. Jurat Hodgetts who has a long association with St John in the island will provide leadership and support for the voluntary sections of the organisation. “I am delighted to be involved with St John again and look …

CPR Award for 999 call taker

The St John Emergency Ambulance Service has presented a recognition of performance award to 999 call taker Matthew Tostevin for his work in providing CPR advice to members of the public over the phone. Mr Tostevin works at the Joint Emergency Services Control Centre (JESSC) and is one of the …