Special Operations Response Team

The St John Emergency Ambulance Service ‘Special Operations Response Team’ (SORT) has been doing some joint training with Guernsey’s Cliff Rescue Team. The St John SORT team is made up of Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians who are specially trained to provide medical treatment at major incidents, or to casualties …

New Chairman for St John Guernsey

 Jurat David Hodgetts LVO has been appointed as the new Chairman of St John Guernsey. Jurat Hodgetts who has a long association with St John in the island will provide leadership and support for the voluntary sections of the organisation. “I am delighted to be involved with St John again and look …

CPR Award for 999 call taker

The St John Emergency Ambulance Service has presented a recognition of performance award to 999 call taker Matthew Tostevin for his work in providing CPR advice to members of the public over the phone. Mr Tostevin works at the Joint Emergency Services Control Centre (JESSC) and is one of the …

Trainee EMT completes training in Jersey

Trainee EMT returns from Jersey Former radio presenter Jim Cathcart had a career change last year and after more than twenty years in broadcasting, left the BBC to join the St John Emergency Ambulance Service in Guernsey. Jim has now completed his Emergency Medical Technician Training in Jersey and has resumed …