Meeting the public at the summer shows

St John Ambulance Guernsey has been meeting islanders and visitors at the West and North Shows this summer. Staff and volunteers from the Emergency Ambulance Service, St John Training and the St John Ambulance Guernsey charity were on hand to demonstrate life-saving skills including CPR and how to help someone …

Cardiac arrest survivor presents AED to Les Cotils.

A local businessman who survived a cardiac arrest in Guernsey earlier this year has presented a new AED (Automated External Defibrillator) to Les Cotils. Rick Denton was having a bacon sandwich in the coffee shop at Les Cotils when his heart stopped working properly and he collapsed. Two members of …

Flag at half-mast in tribute to UK paramedic

The flag at the ambulance station is flying at half-mast today as St John Ambulance Guernsey pays tribute to a UK colleague who died in a road traffic accident whilst on duty earlier this month. Tammy Minshall, 31, who was a Trainee Paramedic with the West Midlands Ambulance Service and …

Gibraltar 2019 Organising Committee says “Thank You”.

St John Ambulance Guernsey has been presented with a crystal-cut sculpture by the Gibraltar 2019 Organising Committee in recognition of their efforts at the Island Games. A team of twelve volunteer first aiders and senior staff from the Guernsey charity travelled to Gibraltar to provide first aid cover for the …

Jen is off to Gibraltar Island Games

Emergency Medical Technician Jen Linfield is representing Guernsey in the 2019 Natwest Island Games in Gibraltar. Jen, who works for the emergency ambulance service, is one half of the Women’s Beach Volleyball team taking part in the event this month. 2019 is the first time beach volley ball has been …