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 …

Harbour Carnival

Congratulations to the  SJARS emergency services raft team: John Le Page, Kelly Marquis, Nick Peters, Jeremy Lovell, Jonathan Le Ray and Stuart Malley, for coming second in the Emergency Services Raft Race at Guernsey’s annual Harbour Carnival event, held at the harbour in the Island’s town of St Peter Port, …

Sark Sea Sunday Service

The crew of the St John Marine Ambulance Flying Christine III, attended Sark’s Sea Sunday Service in Creux harbour on the 18th August.  Sark is one of the  smaller Channel Islands approximately seven miles east of Guernsey, which the St John marine ambulance regularly travels to, to transfer patients to …

Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony

On Sunday 4th August the St John Marine Ambulance, the Flying Christine III was moored in the Victoria Marina in St Peter Port Harbour to take a part in the annual Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony. The service was held on the Albert Pier adjacent to the Marina and prayers …

Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Accreditation

Following an application to become a recognised RYA Training Centre, an inspection was carried out by an RYA Inspector of the St John Inshore Rescue Boats, documentation, and an assessment of the RYA Instructors carrying out training on the water. The RYA’s Inspection Report stated that the Service was an …

Four Countries Meeting

The St John Ambulance and Rescue Service hosted the quarterly ‘Four Countries’ meeting in Guernsey in July. The meeting was Chaired by Keith Prior, the director of National Ambulance Resilience Unit (NARU) and representatives from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Trusts attended the meeting.  Assistant Chief Officer Andy …