St John Health Care Shop Van

Guernsey’s St John Ambulance & Rescue Service Health Care Shop delivery van, now depicts images of the work of St John in Guernsey.  Photographs of emergency ambulance work, rescue, community and volunteer services, carried out by all of the St John entities on the island, are clearly visible to the …

St John Health Care Shop Training

Guernsey’s St John Health Care Shop organised refresher training on a variety of hoists which are sold and available on hire by the shop.   The hoists prevent carers having to lift loved ones they are caring for in the community, either from a chair to a bed, or even in …

Naidex

Representatives from The St John Health Care Shop attended a National Exhibition in Birmingham, the largest annual mobility and disability show in the UK.  Over 300 exhibitors attended the show.  A number of new products have been purchased to increase its vast range of health care equipment on sale at …

Invacare UK

Clare Hughes from Invacare UK (a disability / mobility equipment supplier) visited the St John Health Care shop.  As part of the shop’s on going community support, Clare carried out some refresher training to a group of local Community Occupational Therapists in the use of Invacare hoists and slings.

St John Health Care Shop Volunteer

The service is pleased to welcome Sarah Whitchurch as a new volunteer who will be helping one morning a week in the St John Health Care Shop. As a wheelchair user and a member of Headway Guernsey, Sarah will be able to assist both our staff and customers with her …

Health Care Equipment Centre Rebrand

The Health Care Equipment Centre is the largest provider of health care equipment to those being cared for in the community, hospitals and the public  in Guernsey. Visitors to the centre will find a large showroom on the ground floor displaying a wide range of products to assist those who …

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Health Care Equipment Centre at the West Show

The Health Care Equipment Centre recently attended the Western Horticultural and Agricultural Show, where they had a static display of various items available for sale and hire. The show also gave the Service opportunity to promote its ambulance subscription scheme.

Health Care Equipment Centre ‘Seating Matters’ Training

The Healthcare Equipment Centre recently organised a local training day for healthcare professionals.  Many Occupational Therapists attended the day along with staff from Residential and Nursing homes.   The subject was on seating, and the importance of having appropriate seating not only for comfort, but also to increase function, to prevent skin …

Health Care Equipment Centre Training

Two instructors from Invacare, a company which supplies many items of equipment sold and hired by the Centre came to Guernsey to carry out some local training. They provided the Centre staff, along with staff from Care Homes and members of the community with essential training to use hoists and …