Three new Emergency Care Assistants at St John

Three existing St John members have recently joined the St John Emergency Ambulance Service after successfully completing their training to work as Emergency Care Assistants. Phil Ozanne, Ross Senior and Jim Cathcart have all started as retained operational staff, having gained previous experience and training whilst members of St John …

St John volunteers all trained up

Nine St John volunteers have recently completed training courses. Six have achieved the BTEC Level 2 First Person on Scene (Intermediate) qualification – Andrew Bell, Nikita Gomes, Bradley Stuckey, Ben Nichols, Paul Renyard and Sarah Staples. The topics included the pre-hospital environment, patient assessment, basic life support and trauma related …

Keep calm and improve your skills

Eight St John staff have skilled up through completing training courses in a variety of disciplines. At a presentation last week, Chairman of the Board Steve Le Page awarded certificates to the group, some of whom are employed as Paramedics and Station Officers and others as volunteer Ambulance Reserves or …

St John and NCT continue first aid training for new parents

The success of first aid courses offered by St John and the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) has prompted further training to be scheduled. Traditionally attended by nursery staff and child-minders, these half day courses have been  extended to include expectant, and new parents, who are taught essential lifesaving skills for …