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  22 May 2024
St John NT welcomes additional funding for Ambulance Service

St John NT welcomes the announcement from the Chief Minister today of an additional $7.8 million to the Ambulance Service. This funding directly reflects the increased demand placed on the delivery of our service. As a small service St John NT is responding year on …


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  27 Dec 2023
St John NT celebrates 11 babies delivered over the phone in 2023

In a remarkable testament to the expertise and dedication of our Emergency Communication Centre (ECC) team, St John NT proudly announces that we have assisted in the delivery of 11 babies over the phone in 2023. Each successful delivery …

  14 Dec 2023
Think before you dial Triple Zero (000) this festive season

With calls to emergency services set to increase in the lead up to and over the festive season, St John NT is urging people to ensure they only call Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. St John NT Emergency Medical Dispatchers responded …

  06 Dec 2023
Release of “About the Order of St John” by Mr Frank Dunstan CStJ

His Honour Professor the Honourable Hugh Heggie PSM, Administrator of the Northern Territory and Deputy Prior of the Order of St John and Ms Ruth Jones, Patron of St John NT met with Mr Frank Dunstan CStJ yesterday to officially launch his …

  30 Nov 2023
St John NT boosts Board capability with healthcare, business and legal expertise

St John NT has appointed Andrew George, Professor Jo Seiler and David Blair to the Board at its Annual General Meeting in Darwin yesterday. Professor Jo Seiler is the Dean of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health at Charles Darwin …

  29 Nov 2023
Winners announced in St John NT Excellence Awards

Those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to assist Territorians in their moment of need and a member of the public who saved the life of a loved one are among the recipients of this year’s St John NT Excellence Awards. …

  15 Nov 2023
8 Things Every Cyclone Kit Needs

As residents of the beautiful and often unpredictable Northern Territory, we are no strangers to the power of tropical cyclones and severe weather. One crucial aspect of preparation is having a well-stocked cyclone kit tailored to the …

  10 Nov 2023
St John NT ambulance service highly trusted

Territorians have indicated a high level of trust and confidence in the quality of care they are receiving from their ambulance service. An annual Patient Experience Survey released today by the Council of Ambulance Authorities (CAA) …

  16 Oct 2023
Hearts set racing in competition to save lives

Hearts were set racing as St John NT took to Darwin City to promote the importance of learning vital lifesaving skills ahead of Restart a Heart Day. Every year around 30,000 people from Australia and New Zealand suffer an …

  12 Oct 2023
St John NT Paramedics Broaden Skills with ICP Training

St John NT is proud to acknowledge the dedication and commitment of four of our paramedics who have embarked on a transformative journey to enhance their skills and expertise. These paramedics are currently undertaking the rigorous …

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