You are here:

St John Ambulance cycle responders

Life Savers: St John Ambulance newsletter

Autumn/Winter 2017

Our Autumn/Winter newsletter is filled with news about what’s been happening at St John Ambulance over the last several months.


Here are the highlights:

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Celebrating 140 years of St John Ambulance140 anniversary celebrations

2017 marks an important anniversary for us, as this year we reach 140 years of helping the nation save lives through first aid skills.


__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Saving the trainerDavid Knowles and his wife

St John Ambulance volunteer for 11 years and Unit Manager, David Knowles from Devon, was delivering a lecture to members of his church group earlier this year, when he started feeling unwell.

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Young hero saves mumDom Hollinshead

Dom Hollinshead, from Teesside, has been named as a finalist in the Guy Evans Young Hero of the Year award category for our Everyday Heroes Awards. This award is given to an extraordinary young person, under the age of 18, who has saved a life with first aid or has made an extraordinary first aid achievement. The award is given in honour of Guy Evans, who died when first aid might have given him a chance to live.

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Our projectsSt John Ambulance homeless service

As well as our first aid activities and services we also run community support programmes, which focus on health and social care in the community.

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

First aid for acid attacksSt John Ambulance logo

In light of recent acid attacks, we have issued advice on the first aid to use in these situations.

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Making your WillThe Goodwill Partnership logo

Many people put off making their Will often fearing it would be complicated and expensive. Making your Will is not as daunting as you might think and it needn’t cost the earth either.

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Your support helps to ensure that, wherever a first aid emergency occurs, someone is on hand to help.