First Aid Training Calendar – 2020 course dates

St John Ambulance Guernsey runs a range of First Aid courses for the public, parents and local businesses. The dates for the 2020 courses have just been released. Courses include: Emergency First Aid at Work, First Aid at Work, AED, Paediatric First Aid. Further details are below… Emergency First Aid …

St John supports fireworks safety message

St John Ambulance Guernsey wants everyone in Guernsey to have a safe and enjoyable Bonfire Night and is supporting a multi-agency safety campaign. Here are the details of the guidelines for fireworks sales and celebrations, which have been released by Robin Gonard – Guernsey’s Inspector of Explosives. Sale of fireworks …

Islanders learn CPR for Restart A Heart Day

More people in Guernsey now know life-saving skills thanks to St John Ambulance Guernsey & the Cardiac Action Group. The two charities came together during Restart A Heart Week to teach CPR and demonstrate how to use an AED (Defibrillator). Shoppers and office workers in St Peter Port had the …

Licence to Kill road safety event

700 students have been getting important road safety messages from St John and the other emergency services. The emergency ambulance service has been working with colleagues from Guernsey Police and Guernsey Fire & Rescue Service in the annual ‘Licence to Kill’ event for secondary school students. The hard-hitting hour-long talk …

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. …

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 …

Cardiac arrest survivor presents AED to Les Cotils.

A local businessman who survived a cardiac arrest in Guernsey earlier this year has presented a new AED (Automated External Defibrillator) to Les Cotils. Rick Denton was having a bacon sandwich in the coffee shop at Les Cotils when his heart stopped working properly and he collapsed. Two members of …