Cardiac Arrest Survivor Thanks First Aiders

57-year-old Rick Denton is a well-known figure in the Guernsey business and sporting community. He is a locally based financial services professional and corporate governance expert. He is also a director of a number of local and international businesses, as well as a supporter of local charities including the Guernsey Lawn Tennis …

Special Operations Response Team

The St John Emergency Ambulance Service ‘Special Operations Response Team’ (SORT) has been  training with colleagues from the Guernsey Fire & Rescue Service and volunteers from Guernsey’s Cliff Rescue Team.   The recent training involved a scenario at the fire station using the tower to simulate a cliff face and …

Appeal for youth leaders

Following a recent increase in interest in Badgers and Cadets, St John Guernsey is urgently looking for new volunteer youth leaders to join the charity. Youth leaders help with the running of weekly meetings, which include first aid training, team-building skills, games and other activities. Previous experience is not essential …

Management award for Senior Officer Dave Welbourne.

Senior Officer Dave Welbourne has been presented with the ‘Chartered Management Institute’ Level 5 in Management and Leadership Diploma. The qualification is designed for practicing middle managers and those aspiring to senior management who want to develop their core management skills such as managing resources, recruitment and information management. The qualification …

Memorable year for Cadet of the Year Matt.

Guernsey’s Matt Holland has handed over the title of Commandery Cadet of the Year to Keesha Steel from Northern Ireland at a special ceremony in the UK. It marks the end of Matt’s year in the role representing St John Cadets from Guernsey, Jersey, the Isle of Man and Northern …

EMTs awarded Associate Ambulance Practitioner Diplomas

Two Emergency Medical Technicians have been presented with their Associate Ambulance Practitioners Diplomas having completed their AAP course and on-the-road training. Jen Linfield and Greg Martin undertook their Level 4 Diploma for Associate Ambulance Practitioners training in Poole in 2017. Both Jen and Greg successfully completed this course and their …

Long Service Award for EMT Frankie

Frankie Middleton has been presented with a Long Service Award after 15 years with the ambulance service. After a carer in the army, former soldier Frankie joined the service on 5th January 2004 as an Ambulance Care Assistant with the Patient Transport Service. Later that year she attended the Southern Ambulance …