Jon Beausire receives Queen’s Ambulance Medal

Jon Beausire, St John Ambulance & Rescue Service’s Chief Officer has received his Queen’s Ambulance Medal (QAM) at Buckingham Palace this week. Jon travelled to London to pick up the honour and paid tribute to all the ambulance personnel he worked with locally and further afield. “To be presented with …

Hannah is September’s survey winner

Hannah Sarson has won a year’s membership to the St John Supporter Scheme following the draw of completed Patient Experience Questionnaires for September. We received numerous responses in September and Hannah’s prize entitles her to the following for 12 months: unlimited free assessment and medical treatment by paramedics or other …

Patient Experience Survey

We aim to continue to maintain the care given by St John to the people of Guernsey and to provide value for money. We want to know what you think about the service that we provide, so that we can maintain our high standards in all areas of our provision. …

St John volunteers all trained up

Nine St John volunteers have recently completed training courses. Six have achieved the BTEC Level 2 First Person on Scene (Intermediate) qualification – Andrew Bell, Nikita Gomes, Bradley Stuckey, Ben Nichols, Paul Renyard and Sarah Staples. The topics included the pre-hospital environment, patient assessment, basic life support and trauma related …

Keep calm and improve your skills

Eight St John staff have skilled up through completing training courses in a variety of disciplines. At a presentation last week, Chairman of the Board Steve Le Page awarded certificates to the group, some of whom are employed as Paramedics and Station Officers and others as volunteer Ambulance Reserves or …

St John and NCT continue first aid training for new parents

The success of first aid courses offered by St John and the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) has prompted further training to be scheduled. Traditionally attended by nursery staff and child-minders, these half day courses have been  extended to include expectant, and new parents, who are taught essential lifesaving skills for …