News stories from February 2017

Vote for St John Ambulance for the Charity Film Awards
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St John Ambulance are one of the finalists for the 2017 awards for our Chokeables film. Vote for us for the Charity Film Awards.
Five minutes with St John Ambulance Student Volunteer of the Year
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Medicine student Ranvir Cheema at St George's, University of London and volunteer first aider has been awarded as our first Student Volunteer of the Year.
Greenwich student spots dad's mini stroke thanks to St John Ambulance first aid training
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Munazah Abid, a student at the University of Greenwich, who is also a volunteer first aider says he spotted her dad was having a mini stroke thanks to her first aid training with St John Ambulance.
5 things I've learned from being part of St John Ambulance for the last 10 years
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It's Student Volunteering Week and Abi Davis, Unit Manager at Keele University tells us what she loves about being a student volunteer.
How volunteering with St John Ambulance helped me on my way to become a paramedic
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Jodie Gough, student at the University of West England tells us about how volunteering for St John Ambulance was a stepping stone to study Paramedic Science.
TV GP Dawn Harper stars in new first aid video course produced by Channel Mum and St John Ambulance
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We've joined forces with channelmum.com and TV GP Dawn Harper to produce a brand new suite of baby and child first aid videos.
Why you should become a student volunteer
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It's Student Volunteering Week and we're celebrating and thanking all of our St John Ambulance student volunteers. Here's Simone Ramacci's story of why he became a student volunteer.
Struck down on National Sickie Day? Make sure you know your first aid
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As the nation braces itself for National Sickie Day, we are issuing advice for the most common ailments people phone in sick with.
Kitchen (first) aid at your fingertips: top 2 tips for Shrove Tuesday
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Pancake day is next week (Tuesday 28 February for those of you who forgot!) and we want to give you a couple of bits of advice on how to stay safe in the kitchen whilst you’re whipping up a batch or two.