Marine missions for Emergency Ambulance Service

Guernsey’s Emergency Ambulance Service responded to three marine missions on Monday. Around midday the Flying Christine III was activated for a patient in Sark with a medical condition, requiring transfer to Guernsey. Initial treatment had been started by the Sark doctor and was continued by the paramedics on the passage …

Ambulance service marks 999 Day

Members of the St John Emergency Ambulance Service have joined ‘blue light’ colleagues to mark Emergency Services Day. Police, fire, ambulance and coastguard representatives held a two-minutes silence on Thursday 9th September to remember their colleagues who have died or been injured during their work. The ceremony took place at …

Record month as ambulance demand continues to grow

The St John Emergency Ambulance Service has experienced its busiest month ever and a record 24 hours over the weekend. On Saturday (midnight–to-midnight) Guernsey’s Emergency Ambulance Service responded to 33 calls, which is more than double the daily average for 2020. The previous daily record was 31 calls in 24 …

John Hollis appointed as new St John chairman

Experienced international businessman and States of Guernsey board member John Hollis has been appointed as the new Chairman of St John Guernsey and St John Emergency Ambulance Service. Mr Hollis has had a long international business career, primarily in high-volume retail customer services and logistics, with clients including Tesco, BP, Procter …

Get hands on and learn CPR at the North Show

Visitors to the North Show have the chance to learn life-saving skills thanks to the team from St John. Instructors from St John Training Services and volunteers from St John Ambulance Guernsey will be demonstrating CPR at the charity’s stand on Wednesday and Thursday. People will also have a chance …