News stories from January 2017

Dangerous internet craze, the 'salt and ice challenge': How to treat a salt and ice burn
The latest social media craze sees children taking part in the 'salt and ice challenge'.
Heart matters: Daughter saves father's life by performing CPR during sudden cardiac arrest
Jill Warren found her dad lying across the organ peddles in church and ran to give him C PR. This Heart Month read our advice on how you can help if an emergency were to happen.
11 reasons why I'm running the London Marathon
Lucie Vincer from the Digital Communications team here at St John Ambulance is running the Virgin London Marathon for us this year and we couldn't be more proud. Here are 11 reasons why she's lacing up.
New year new you: take part in a challenge event
Forget going to the gym as your New Year’s Resolution. Why not set yourself a challenge of doing something totally out of your comfort zone and raise some lifesaving funds whilst you’re at it?
Grown-ups can learn baby CPR with our lifesaving babygrow
Get your hands on a CPR babygrow. It is a helpful reminder from our Nursery Rhymes campaign where Humpty Dumpty and Co. help you remember what to do, just in case an emergency should happen.
Oxfordshire first aider to run 2017 Virgin London Marathon in memory
Huw Mellor, a first aider from Oxfordshire is running the London Marathon for St John Ambulance in memory of a close friend and colleague who passed away in August.
Baby grow to the rescue: St John Ambulance team up with Tesco to teach baby CPR
Baby grow to the rescue: St John Ambulance team up with Tesco to teach baby CPR.