Coronavirus: Community support update

The Chief Operating Officer of St John Ambulance Guernsey, Nikki Harrison, has given an update on the community response to the coronavirus pandemic and thanked volunteers and the public for their support. “I just wanted to say a massive thank you for the support the community has given St John …

Locally produced hand sanitiser to be distributed by St John

St John Ambulance Guernsey will be taking on the distribution of a new “Channel Islands Seaweed Sanitiser” which has been produced locally by two Guernsey companies and which has just received official approval from the States of Guernsey. The alcohol-based seaweed hand sanitiser was created by Guernsey Seaweed and the …

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 …

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 …

University degrees for three Guernsey paramedics

Congratulations to paramedics Laura Goodall, Nicolette Hamon and Steve Torode who recently graduated with a BSC Honours degree in Developing Paramedic Practice. The trio successfully completed their studies on a two year distance learning course with Cumbria University. The course included modules on minor injuries, clinical decision making, evidence-based practice, …