News stories from September 2009

David Cameron breathes life into new unit
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Conservative leader, Witney MP and local resident, David Cameron MP, showed his support to St John Ambulance by formally opening the brand new West Oxfordshire unit in Witney last Friday (11 September).
Prepare for First aid at work changes
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St John Ambulance is calling upon local businesses to prepare for changes to first aid in the workplace on 1 October 2009.
First aid manual wins award
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The First Aid Manual has scooped the Chairman's Special Award at the prestigious British Medical Association (BMA) Medical Book Competition awards ceremony, held in London earlier this month.
St John launches Forget Me Knot week
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St John Ambulance has joined Sir Alan Sugar’s Apprentice sidekick, Margaret Mountford, to launch Forget Me Knot week, a national awareness week to highlight the importance of gifts left to charities in wills.
Carnival care
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Over 700 people were treated by first aiders over the course of London’s popular Notting Hill Carnival last weekend.