Event services

 First aid cover at events

Providing medical cover for your event

St John Ambulance is an award winning provider of first aid services. Each year our event services are present at thousands of events around the country.

When accidents or illness occur at events, the skills of our personnel can prevent further harm and help save lives. We provide the first line of emergency response.

St John Ambulance event services deliver first aid at events across the country, including:

  • Major sporting fixtures like Wimbledon, Premier League matches, London Marathon, Grand National, BSB Motorsport, Rugby Internationals
  • Music festivals carnivals; Notting Hill, V-Festival, Creamfields
  • Exhibitions
  • Air shows; Duxford
  • Horticultural shows; The Royal Cornwall Show 
  • County fairs, school fairs, local sporting events and tournaments
  • Action Challenge, Stroke Association, Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge.

Get first aid cover for your event



Contact us on 08700 10 49 50* to be put in touch with your regional St John Ambulance event services.

*Calls cost 2p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

We will need to know the following information:

  • Date and time
  • Venue/location
  • Type of event
  • Numbers attending/participating
  • Any special requirements.

Once we have received your information we will carry out a risk assessment and quote you for the level of cover we recommend.

The more notice you can give us, the more likely it is that we will be able to provide cover for your event. Large events often need planning beginning up to twelve months in advance.

What event cover St John Ambulance can offer

We can provide first aid and medical services, tailored to the requirements of each individual event.

Our services include: 

  • Qualified first aiders
  • A nationwide fleet of professionally equipped ambulances and qualified crew
  • Registered nurses, paramedics and doctors
  • Mobile treatment centres and field hospitals
  • The largest fleet of first aid Cycle Response Units in the country, often arriving first on the scene
  • Response cars and mobile treatment centres
  • Resilient radio communications and mobile command centres
  • The latest equipment, including oxygen therapy kit, defibrillators, carry chairs and stretchers.

St John Ambulance is a trusted partner of the NHS and the statutory ambulance service, the rescue services and many private healthcare institutions.

St John Ambulance is registered with and regulated by the Care Quality Commission. We are proud of our reputation for the provision of safe, high quality care.  

Contact us

Call us today to discuss first aid cover for your event – and we will put you in touch with your local St John Ambulance event services.


Call us on 08700 10 49 50*

*Calls cost 2p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.


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