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November 2023

HRH celebrates St John's Young Acheivers 

St John Ambulance CEO to leave in March 2024

October 2023

Remember, remember first aid in November - St John issues first aid advice ahead of Bonfire Night and Diwali celebrations

St John attends Party Conferences to teach first aid

St John Cadet who saved dad’s life meets TV idol and shares lifesaving skills

New Castle Donington ambulance hub opened by HRH The Princess Royal

Phone, Push, Press: St John launches three key actions to help the public increase cardiac arrest survival rates

September 2023

First aid confidence rockets from 7% to 94% amongst secondary school students

St John warns Uni students not to mistake CO poisoning with hangover

40 years of St John Fellowship commemorated at special event at the National Memorial Arboretum

St John Ambulance partners with Epilepsy Society to include 'Calm, Cushion, Call' to its first aid advice for seizures

St John Ambulance Achieves Silver Status in the Armed Forces Covenant

World First Aid Day - St John Ambulance says just 29% of people ‘very confident’ in first aid skills

August 2023:

CPR advice made more accessible with new St John British Sign Language resource

July 2023: 

St John issues first aid advice for holidaying families as European heatwave continues

St John responds to Government announcment on defibrillators in schools

St John Ambulance launches Seaside Support Team’ offering to councils  

Myleene Klass visits St John Young Responders to raise awareness of teen drink spiking danger

St John joins UK’s biggest charities to create online resource to strengthen communities through volunteering

London Marathon: Didn’t make the ballot? Join team St John Ambulance 

St John Cadet of the Year leads procession at Westminster Abbey service marking 75 years of NHS

June 2023:

St John Ambulance welcomes publication of NHS long-term workforce plan

Festival scorcher: St John Ambulance shares urgent advice for keeping safe this festival season 

St John Sees Spike in Searches for Stinging Nettle First Aid Advice

NHS Cadets praised for vital role developing next generation of lifesavers in NHS report

May 2023:

Mayor visits Halesowen Unit to support youth recruitment campaign

St John partners with schools to deliver flagship NHS Cadet programme

St John youth volunteers head to Buckingham Palace to celebrate Duke of Edinburgh Gold achievements

Extraordinary St John Coronation Champs recognised by King and Queen for outstanding volunteering

​Ready to make history - Hundreds of St John Ambulance volunteers to support Coronation

April 2023:

​​Young Responders street first aid programme goes live with goal to skill up 15,000 in communities in 2023 ​

Face of Ask Me campaign runs four half marathons for St John after life saved

BBC Traitor's star Dr Amos celebrates achievements of NHS Cadets at national awards

March 2023:

CPR survivor donates lifesaving trauma first aid kit

St John Ambulance is proud to support the Big Help Out 

St John opens second Safe Space in Birmingham

Norfolk open gardens scheme

February 2023:

​And the award goes to... St John names National Cadet of the Year 2023

What a match!

A farewell to arms

HRH Princess Royal celebrates St John Ambulance’s young people

16,120 trained in first aid

January 2023:

Watch: Stars of ‘The Traitors’ take to Instagram Live for a special discussion on mental health

St John urges people to check on neighbours as temperatures plummet

St John's young volunteers give over 45,000 hours of lifesaving first aid support

Make 2023 the year you volunteer for St John Ambulance


December 2022:

Make first aid a New Year’s Resolution, says St John

Volunteers are ready to keep party-goers safe this Mad Friday

Troll from Trondheim: St John issues first aid advice as cold weather warning issued

Festive Elf & Safety

New Ask me campaign brings St John impact to life this Christmas

November 2022:

St John trustee honoured at Buckingham Palace

St John Ambulance wins online learning and development award

Congratulations Jayden

St John CEO awarded doctorate

‘I’m A Celebrity’ champ joins lifesaving campaign

Cadets to march to mark a century of young volunteers

St John Ambulance rated Good across the board

Manchester Arena Inquiry response

October 2022:

St John Ambulance receives pledge from the Medlock Charitable Trust

Remember, remember first aid in November

Football fan thanks volunteers who helped save his life

MPs learn first aid with St John Ambulance

First aid advice in Urdu for Restart a Heart Day

Landmark moment as all ambulance services join The Circuit

Ambulance services praised by Care Quality Commission

Run for St John: Last remaining charity places for TCS London Marathon April 2023  

Homeless service praised by regulators

September 2022:

Student spiking warning: St John Ambulance steps up its night-time ‘safe spaces’ programme in key Uni towns and urges ‘look out for one another’ 

Oxfordshire runner goes the extra mile for St John Ambulance

Health Minister Robert Jenrick MP thanks St John Ambulance volunteers and staff

A day of sadness and reflection

The funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II

Queuing safely for The Queen

Keeping people safe – all over England

St John Ambulance step up to keep mourning crowds safe and well 

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

St John and NHS call for help to increase cardiac arrest survival rate

August 2022:

St John Ambulance issues not-so-itsy bitsy spider bite first aid advice

This Bank Holiday "have fun but look after your mates

New Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy launched

Results Day: St John Ambulance encourages students to join NHS Cadets

St John Issues Bite and Sting First Aid Advice as Insect Pests Increase  

Health Secretary Steve Barclay Meets St John Volunteers and Staff

St John Commissioned as the Nation's Ambulance Auxiliary

July 2022:

Acting Chief Executive receives prestigious paramedic award

St John needs more Volunteer Vaccinators

St John and RSPCA guidance as dog bite hospital admissions rise 17%

RED ALERT! St John responds to extreme hot weather

Let’s get 50,000 Defibs Registered on The Circuit

NHS Cadets congratulated and thanked by JVT for supporting communities

Amber heatwave first aid advice from St John Ambulance

St John supports first ever global International Paramedics Day

June 2022:

Annual report 2021

St John Cadets take centre stage at St John’s Day this Saturday

#AskMe how we are keeping you safe at festivals

Government recognises St John Ambulance’s vital role

Ask us about Stephen Barclay’s visit to our Whittlesey Unit

75% of 10-17 year-olds want mental health first aid taught in schools

St John issues summer first aid advice and avoiding ‘thunder fever'

St John and Rightsteps announce Mental Health First Aid partnership

St John survey finds just 15% 'very confident' using a defib

St John Cadets off to No 10 for Big Lunch Celebration

May 2022:

St John volunteer is first Platinum Champion 

Thousands of St John volunteers supporting Queen's Jubilee

St John Ambulance and BBC Radio Manchester launch

MPs support the work of St John Ambulance

One of the faces of #AskMe campaign receives police award for bravery

St John public access trauma kits hopes to save more lives

St John Ambulance shortlisted for the Charity Awards 2022 

St John and Men’s Sheds team up to offer members lifesaving training

April 2022:

Big stars thank key workers with music gig at OVO Arena

UK artists say “Big Thank You” to key workers at Manchester AO Arena

St John expands ambulance services

St John and Virgin Radio UK team up for 'Big Thank You' to key workers

Campaign partnership celebrates the future of St John

St John appoints new Prior

St John Ambulance shares choking first aid advice ahead of Easter

March 2022:

St John Ambulance ramps up vaccination activity

Better prepared for future emergencies

Medical staff in Kharkiv receive St John Ambulance first aid supplies

Meet our new Chief Experience Officer

Helping London’s West End stay safe

Ukraine response

February 2022:

Prime Minister’s award for student volunteer

10,000 reviews and 5 stars for St John Ambulance training courses

St John Ambulance welcomes its new People and Culture Director

St John Ambulance names Cadet of the Year in Centenary Celebration

Young people’s Top Ten role models revealed


January 2022:

The Countess of Wessex praises vaccination volunteers during shift

St John Ambulance gives evidence on spiking to Parliament

St John Ambulance celebrates ‘vaxiversary’




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