What we do
About St John Ambulance
St John Ambulance is the nation’s leading first aid charity.
Every year, more than 800,000 people learn how to save a life
through our training programmes, including hundreds of thousands of
Our volunteers provide first aid in their communities, keeping
people safe at events, and working alongside the NHS in response to
999 calls. We’re also always campaigning to raise awareness of
first aid and directly educate the public.
Event services – We
provide medical cover for events – from major sporting fixtures and
music festivals to public gatherings.
responders – Our volunteers are trained to attend
emergency calls and provide care until the ambulance arrives.
Ambulance services –
We play a crucial role in supporting the emergency services,
responding to local incidents and major accidents.
Volunteering – Our
volunteers provide first aid in their communities, keeping people
safe at events, and working with the NHS when lives are on the
Workplace training –
We’re the leading provider of workplace training, reaching over
250,000 people a year.
Young people and
schools – Over half of the people we train are under
18. We don’t just teach life saving skills – we offer life saving
opportunities as well.
Teaching in the
community – We give people access to important skills
they wouldn’t otherwise get the chance to learn.
RISE – We teach
first aid and leadership skills to young people not in employment,
education or training.
Support us – Donate
or get involved with our fundraising events – every pound we raise
helps save lives.
First aid is such a simple skill, but it has an incredible
impact. We want everyone to learn it, so that they can be the
difference between a life lost and a life saved.