Meet our volunteers – Vikki Zabel

In 2021 St John volunteers gave thousands of hours of their time to provide first aid cover at local events. Student nurse Vikki Zabel is one of our dedicated volunteers. She joined St John Ambulance Guernsey last year because she wanted to make a difference. During her first year as …

Meet our volunteers – Sarah Staples

Sarah Staples has been volunteering with St John  Ambulance Guernsey since 2015. She gives her time as  an event first aider, community first responder and member of the Ambulance Reserves. Sarah joined St John back in 2015 after completing a 2 day “First Aid at Work” course. She said: “I …

Meet our volunteers – Josh Bonsall

Did you know many of our adult volunteers started out as St John Badgers or Cadets? Josh Bonsall has been involved with St John since the age of 7 when he was a Badger. He began volunteering as soon as he turned 18 but still has fond memories of his …

Free chair assessment scheme helps support independent living

St John Healthcare is helping islanders who want to stay in their own home for longer with the introduction of a free home assessment service, which looks specifically at providing comfortable chairs and specialist seating. Ellie Shepherd, Client Relationship Manager said: “There are a number of simple and cost-effective ways …

Ben bags award for equipment project

Emergency Medical Technician Ben Barling has been presented with a special award from the Chief Ambulance Officer in recognition of his work on a recent project to re-kit the ambulances with new equipment bags. Ben received the Chief Ambulance Officer’s Recognition of Achievement for “his exemplary contribution to the research, …

Chief Ambulance Officer’s award for Carys

Congratulations to Carys Williams who has been recognised for her work on a project to highlight additional care needs of patients. Carys played an instrumental part in forming a process to identify frequent callers to the ambulance service who could benefit from extra support, which had not been previously highlighted …