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On this day: St John Ambulance volunteers during the Blitz
We look back at the role of St John Ambulance during the Second World War.
Life saving stories: the importance of defibrillators
Read life saving stories that highlight the importance of having a defibrillator nearby.
Big First Aid Lesson 2017 - life saving stories
Nine-year-old boy saves dad's life thanks to the skills he learnt just the day before in St John Ambulance's Big First Aid Lesson.
C.A.R.E for a Heart
Today we launch our C.A.R.E for a Heart campaign, aiming to give you and your loved ones the best chance of survival in the event of a cardiac arrest.
Check out our top six ways to give this #givingtuesday
Whatever your skills and experience, and however much time you have to give, there are loads of great ways you can help us to continue our life saving work.
New St John Ambulance partnership to teach London cabbies first aid
St John Ambulance and mytaxi have partnered together to develop the Knowledge +. This new programme will equip 17,500 mytaxi drivers with life saving skills.
On this day: St John Ambulance welcomes thousands of refugees
We look back at the St John Ambulance volunteers who welcomed thousands of Hungarian refugees fleeing conflict
On this day: 30 October
We look back 139 years ago at St John Ambulance's original first aid manual and pocket-sized guides.
Lifesavers: St John Ambulance Newsletter
Our Autumn/Winter newsletter is filled with news about what’s been happening at St John Ambulance over the last several months.
St John Ambulance appoints new CEO
St John Ambulance has appointed Martin Houghton-Brown as its next Chief Executive. He will also be CEO of the parent charity The Priory of England & The Islands of the Order of St John.