News stories from October 2009

Discussion over moving 70 stone man
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St John Ambulance Suffolk has today confirmed that it is in discussion over providing vital assistance to move a 70-stone patient.
Jonathan Ross meets Resusci Anne
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BBC One's Friday Night With Jonathan Ross had a non-celebrity guest on the show this week (16 October), in the form of Resusci Anne, who helped him get across the importance of knowing life saving skills.
Motocross crash help
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First aiders sprang into action yesterday(Sunday 11 October 2009) following a crash at the Weston Beach Race in Weston-super-Mare, Avon.
First aid campaign with BBC
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St John Ambulance has joined forces with BBC One’s Helicopter Heroes and local radio stations to encourage more people to learn first aid throughout October.
Health and safety gone sensible?
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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is helping businesses save time and money by simplifying the first aid at work regulation guidance from 1 October – the first changes for over 25 years.
Brave volunteers needed
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Fearless participants are needed to experience two unforgettable and unique nights to raise money for St John Ambulance to help them continue their life saving work.