• Research Reveals Low Confidence In First Aid – Gippsland Times & Maffra Spectator

    | 13 Mar 2018

    Carlton Vice-Captain Kade Simpson is leading the campaign with St John Ambulance (Victoria) to have more members of the public First Aid trained. See more in the article below from the Gippsland Times and Maffra Spectator.

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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

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    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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  • Transport Fix For Elderly – Monash Leader

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    St John Ambulance Victoria has launched a new Community Transport Service in The City of Monash to ease the challenges residents face when travelling to appointments, errands and events. With a 30% increase in the number of Monash residents aged 85 and over from 2011 to 2016 and a forecast to grow another 51% by […]

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  • Love Your Heart This Valentine’s Day And Every Other Day With Our Heart Attack First Aid Tips

    | 13 Feb 2018

    This Valentine’s Day we’re asking you to love yourself, more specifically; to love your heart. Because frankly, having optimal health is a far greater gift than any box of chocolates. Treat yourself this Valentine’s Day with an investment in you and your loved ones by following our guide on how to prevent a heart attack […]

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