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  20 Apr 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Helping paramedics stay safe

How you respond in an emergency can mean the difference between life and death. You need to assess the situation, think fast and prioritise your actions to preserve the life of someone sick or injured. Now imagine if at the same time your own personal safety is in danger. …

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  27 Nov 2020
MEDIA RELEASE: Spotlight on St John NT for excellence in service

St John NT celebrated paramedics, volunteers and corporate staff for their leadership, outstanding level of care and professionalism at its annual Excellence Awards ceremony on Wednesday, 25 November 2020. CEO Judith Barker said that …

  19 Nov 2020
MEDIA RELEASE: St John NT bolsters Board with rural and remote expertise

St John NT has appointed Marion Scrymgour and Mark Coffey to its Board at its Annual General Meeting yesterday. Ms Scrymgour is a highly respected leader and Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Land Council. Formerly, she has …

  11 Nov 2020
Fun new campaign highlights St John NT’s services to community

St John NT has launched a new brand awareness campaign to highlight its commercial services and the work of their volunteers to Territorians. CEO Judith Barker said the campaign is designed as a fun way to build an understanding for …

  15 Oct 2020
St John NT calls on local businesses to install lifesaving AEDS for Restart a Heart Day

Over 800 AEDs are now available for use across the Territory, but St John NT says more of these devices will help save lives if more businesses and community organisations install them. “Each year, over 30,000 Australians suffer an …

  14 Oct 2020
Introducing Australia’s newest St John Cadet Division

St John NT celebrated the establishment of Australia’s newest St John Cadet Division last night, the first of its kind in the NT for eight years. The launch of the Parap Cadet Division is part of St John NT’s expanding Youth Developme…

  09 Oct 2020
Patient feedback key to driving confidence in NT ambulance service

Results about how satisfied Northern Territory patients are with the service they receive from St John NT’s ambulance service have been released.  Every year, St John NT participates in a national survey through the Council of …

  06 Oct 2020
Another attack on St John NT staff and property

A St John NT crew has been attacked by a patient in Moulden while trying to provide medical assistance. The incident happened at approximately 9.30pm last night. The patient was in the back of the ambulance when he attempted to …

  23 Sep 2020
16-month-old Patrick makes a special visit to the Casuarina Station today

16-month-old Patrick McLean has made a healthy recovery after a near drowning incident two weeks ago. On Sunday, 6 September around 5pm St John NT emergency medical dispatcher trainee answered a Triple Zero (000) call in response to a …

  16 Sep 2020
CDU to train homegrown paramedics

Paramedics will soon be able to train locally in the Northern Territory thanks to a new partnership between Charles Darwin University and St John NT. The Memorandum of Understanding signed today signifies the start of a partnership to …

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