Restart a Heart Week

Tuesday 16th October is International Restart a Heart Day. The European Restart a Heart Day was founded with the support of the European parliament and takes place on the same day every year. In 2018, the very first global edition will take place, creating awareness of CPR and Basic Life Support through courses in public locations. …

Thanks to the Inshore Rescue Boat volunteers

Volunteers from the St John Inshore Rescue Boat crew have been thanked for their commitment and dedication at a farewell & presentation evening. Chief Officer of the St John Emergency Ambulance Service Ali Marquis also thanked the families of the crews past and present for their support. The IRB service …

Beach wheelchair makes Pam’s perfect day.

When Pam de Jersey’s grandson planned to get married on Herm her family wanted to make sure that being a wheelchair user wouldn’t stop her from being part of the big day. Pam and her daughter visited the St John HealthCare shop and arranged to hire a beach wheelchair. After a quick demonstration, they took the …

New 10-year Emergency Ambulance contract signed

The Committee for Health & Social Care and the St John Emergency Ambulance Service (SJEAS) are delighted to announce a new contract has been signed for the ongoing delivery of the vital ambulance service. This is a planned renewal that provides continuity of service for the public, while setting out …

Meet Neil – Ambulance Care Assistant

Neil Robilliard has just joined St John as an Ambulance Care Assistant with the Patient Transport Service. Neil who is now 59, had a long career in journalism and public relations before joining the ambulance service. He spent more than 40 years of what he describes as “mainly desk-based work” …

Meet Martin – St John HealthCare Retail Manager

Martin Plowright has always been a people person, before moving to Guernsey with his wife, he used to run a coffee bar in the Isle of Wight. Now he runs St John HealthCare, providing expert advice about things that can help make life a little easier. “What I enjoy about …

Two SJEAS staff nominated for Pride of Guernsey Awards

Paramedic Station Officer Sonia Guille and Emergency Medical Technician Greg Martin have both been put forward in the Emergency Hero of the Year category of the Guernsey Press ‘Pride of Guernsey Awards. Greg Martin, who has only recently completed his training, is described as a highly motivated member of staff …