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  14 Jan 2022
MEDIA RELEASE: 45 new staff to boost Territory ambulance ranks

The Territory Labor Government is investing $7 million to bolster ambulance services and crew in the Northern Territory. St John NT will recruit 45 new staff including paramedics for new ambulance crews in Darwin and Alice Springs. Existing ambulance crews in Katherine …

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  01 Nov 2021
COVID-19 Update: Vaccination Status

As the Territory’s leading provider of emergency medical response and preparedness, we understand that the safety of our community is of the highest priority. This notice provides advice regarding our current COVID-19 Safety Plans and to …

  14 Oct 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: NT patients highly satisfied and trust their ambulance service

An international survey has revealed that over nine-in-ten ambulance patients are satisfied with their most recent ambulance experience. The Council of Ambulance Authorities Patient Experience Survey 2021 gauges the level of patient …

  12 Oct 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Building community resilience on Restart a Heart Day

Nine out of ten people do not survive an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. St John NT is working to improve this terrifying statistic by participating in Restart a Heart Day, a global initiative designed to improving public awareness of …

  04 Oct 2021
AMBULANCE: A heartfelt thank you

Content warning: This story describes a critically ill child. // When her daughter became incredibly ill, Sarah had to make the phone call that no one wants to - especially not on Christmas.  Over a year on, Sarah has been …

  30 Sep 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Paramedic assaults

Please attribute to Andrew Thomas, Director Ambulance Services: “It is disappointing to report that within 24 hours there were two incidents of violence and aggression towards our paramedics. “At approximately 1:00pm yesterday, …

  29 Sep 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Lifesaving device for Sobering Up Shelter

St John NT has donated an automatic external defibrillator (AED) to the Darwin Sobering Up Shelter as part of its public access defibrillator program, aimed at providing all Territorians access to the lifesaving device. The shelter …

  28 Sep 2021
EMPLOYEES: Emergency medical dispatcher gives cadets a phone call to remember

Would you know what to say if you had to call Triple Zero (000)? You might think there’s nothing to it, but when faced with a life-threatening emergency, the adrenaline is pumping and rational thought can fly out the window. This is …

  14 Sep 2021
VOLUNTEERS: Help build the future for St John NT volunteers

St John NT is looking to recruit members of the community to join its Volunteer Leadership Group. The volunteer roles will provide guidance across a range of areas and support the delivery of St John NT’s volunteer activities …

  13 Sep 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: St John NT appoints new Director Commercial Strategy

St John NT has appointed Mr Eddy Gaskill as its new Director Commercial Strategy. Mr Gaskill joins the organisation with 15 years of experience as a senior leader in both commercial and business development roles, working for several …

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