• Splinter First Aid, Sounds Simple Right? Know Our Best Splinter Removal Tips

    | 19 Mar 2018

    Have you ever been sweeping the kitchen, raking the leaves or chopping the wood and with a sudden movement you feel the uncomfortable jab of an unwanted splinter? Splinter wounds can be incredibly tender and susceptible to infection so knowing how to provide the right splinter removal First Aid will ensure the incident does not […]

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  • Only One In Five Australians Confident In First Aid – Australiasian Leisure Management

    | 15 Mar 2018

    A recent study commissioned by St John Ambulance (Victoria) revealed that less than 20 per cent of Victorians are confident to respond in a First Aid emergency. Research conducted by the not-for-profit has also found almost half of Victorians have never been trained in First Aid and are therefore unlikely to have the ability to […]

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  • A New Chapter To Save Lives – Shepparton News

    | 13 Mar 2018

    Primary School Students at Sirius College, Shepparton, recently learnt how to identify danger, apply a bandage and provide CPR at a St John VIC First Aid in Schools visit. The visit is one of many Primary Schools visits scheduled across Victoria in St John Ambulance VIC’s bid to train 200,000 children in First Aid in […]

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  • Vital Skills – Benalla Ensign

    | 08 Mar 2018

    Local students were one step closer to becoming real-life superheroes when St John Ambulance brought its first aid program to St Joseph’s Primary School recently. Delivered by professional trainers, the program focused on providing the foundational tools to prepare children to respond in a health emergency. The visit was one of many scheduled across Victoria […]

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  • Know Your First Aid For Australia’s Most Common Sports Injuries

    | 05 Mar 2018

    It’s almost kick-off time! Sporting teams across the state are just weeks away from kicking off their sporting season, which means players are hitting the ground harder, faster and with more intensity than ever in a bid to position themselves as a leading contender within the first few rounds of the 2018 season. It’s important […]

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  • CPR Steps

    CPR Steps – It’s As Easy As 1 – 2 – 3

    | 27 Feb 2018

    If you were ever confronted by an unresponsive, unconscious person would you know what to do? Most people know to then check for signs of life (checking for a response and if the casualty is breathing). But, what if the casualty doesn’t seem to be breathing or is intermittently gasping for air? These are critical […]

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  • Kids’ Health Emergencies – Wangaratta Chronicle

    | 26 Feb 2018

    Appin Park Primary School students received aged appropriate First Aid lessons thanks to a visit from the St John Ambulance Victoria First Aid in Schools Program. First Aid in Schools is specifically designed to strengthen community resilience and ensure children are confident and capable to respond in an emergency. Read more in this article from […]

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  • It’s Never Too Early To Learn Vital Skills – The Courier

    | 22 Feb 2018

    The children at St Alipus Parish Primary School thoroughly enjoyed their St John Ambulance VIC First Aid in Schools visit, with the bandaging application a leading highlight amongst students. Students learnt the importance of checking for danger, patient response, dialling 000 and being able to provide accurate information on where the incident occurred, enabling them […]

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  • CPR Lab Roadshow Comes To Town – The Standard


    St John Ambulance Victoria launches CPR Lab 2018 Rural Roadshow, first stop Warrnambool. St John Ambulance (VIC) CPR Lab is a community program focused on strengthening community resilience through interactive and innovative CPR lessons, providing the public with the confidence and skills to save a life in an emergency. A 2016 Victorian State Government report, […]

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  • St John Ambulance Medical Buggy

    St John Revs Up Industry Expectations With State-of-the-Art Buggy

    | 20 Feb 2018

    Members of the public are often curious about St John Ambulance and what happens behind the scenes. We’re opening up the curtain and sharing more about the life saving equipment, people and procedures that spring into action each and every day at events and festivals across the state. One piece of important equipment you might […]

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