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Snake in grass

Snake Bite First Aid Tips

Each year, around 3000 people are bitten by snakes which is why every Australian should know how to provide snake bite First Aid.
20 Oct 2020
Philips HS1 Defibrillator

How to Locate Your Nearest Defibrillator

When it comes to Out-of-Hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest (OHCA), defibrillation is one of the key factors in the Chain of Survival (actions that when properly executed, reduce the mortality associated with sudden cardiac arrest). But in the event of an emergency, how do you locate the nearest defibrillator?
05 Oct 2020
St John Virtual Classroom first aid on laptop

St John Victoria Launches Accredited 100% Online First Aid Training Course

St John Ambulance Victoria is now making it easier than ever before to learn potentially lifesaving skills, with our new 100% online First Aid Training Course – enabling you to learn essential First Aid skills from the comfort of your own home.
22 Sep 2020
St John first aid NEPT Non-emergency patient transport officers with vulnerable person

On the Frontline – St John Staff Mask Up and Help with Victorian Pandemic Response

Throughout the pandemic, we have pivoted as an organisation in several unique ways to support the health response. Thanks to the immense amount of experience and skill within our 570+ staff members, we have been able to redeploy our people to offer further assistance to the Victorian response.
27 Aug 2020
St John Mental Health training for businesses program

St John to deliver Mental Health and Crisis Support Training to Business as Part of a Victorian Government Initiative

Through a new Victorian Government Wellbeing initiative, Victorian businesses doing it tough will receive more help in dealing with the stress and emotional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
12 Aug 2020

Hand Sanitiser – Top 5 Things You Really Need to Know Before Buying

Hand hygiene is a term we’re all very familiar with - we know washing and sanitising our hands frequently is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of infections. But what we may not know, is what exactly we’re washing and sanitising our hands with. Do you know the ingredients in the products you’re using?
06 Aug 2020