Recompression chamber temporarily closed

Following a recent inspection Guernsey’s Hyperbaric Recompression Chamber has stopped operating. The Chamber which is over 40 years old, is run by St John Ambulance & Rescue Service, solely funded by public donations and located at the Ambulance Station on the outskirts of Guernsey’s main town, St Peter Port. The Chief Officer …

New Cliff Rescue Volunteers

New volunteer recruits for the St John Cliff Rescue Team have just completed a training course on Guernsey’s south coast cliffs, facilitated by two Instructors from the National Mountain Sports Centre in North Wales.  These new volunteers with varied climbing backgrounds worked well together to complete the course successfully and are …

Public Accessible Automated External Defibrillators

St John have supported a number of life-saving Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) which are designed to be used by members of the public and have been placed at various locations on the Island of Guernsey. St John wants to remind the public that early resuscitation and defibrillation are essential for survival of a cardiac arrest and …

Ambulance Driving Course

Ambulance Care Assistants Jemma Wadley and Raissa Sanchez, have successfully completed   an Ambulance Driving Course which will enable them to drive vehicles to emergency calls. The course was conducted by a Driving Tutor/Assessor from the Isle of Wight Ambualnce Service, who reported that both Jemma and Raissa passed the driving course …

Ambulance Service Review

The full report from last years review of the emergency ambulance service has been released to the public today and is available toread on this website. Quotes from the review. The report highlighted a number of positive points about the St John Ambulance & Rescue Service, including: SJARS have been providing …