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Phil Thomas – Men’s Health Week

Phil Thomas, Paramedic and Training & Development Manager What medical field are you/have you been involved in and for how long? I have worked in pre-hospital care for 13 years in a range of areas including non-emergency patient transport and emergency ambulance attendance. Whilst completing my paramedicine degree, I worked as an Ambulance Community Officer, […]

Rod Middleton – Men’s Health Week

Rod Middleton, Member Welfare Officer What does a Member Welfare Officer do? I perform numerous facets to this role. Primarily to provide pastoral care and following up with members who may need a welfare check and just make sure they’re OK, especially after a traumatic event. To be there if a member has an issue […]

Darryl Rice – Men’s Health Week

Darryl Rice, First Aid Trainer What medical field are you/have you been involved in and for how long? My main background was in the military as medical personnel, and served in the Army for 36 years with my specialty being in diving medicine. When I retired from Defence, I was a senior Army medic and […]

Men’s Health Week – Team Responses

We asked our team of staff and volunteers with various medical and first aid experience what Men’s Health Week meant to them. “Men’s Health Week for me is about checking in on my loved ones and their mental health. During the exam period, it can be an extremely stressful time so Men’s Health Week is […]

Men’s Health Week

Today marks the beginning of Men’s Health Week and this year we have decided to launch a social media campaign in hopes of raising awareness about what the week represents, whilst also advertising various services available to men. Men suffer from multiple diseases and disorders at a higher rate than what women do, including diseases […]

Rocky O’Brien – National Volunteer Week

Rocky O’Brien, St John Ambulance ACT Volunteer Rocky is one of our longest serving volunteers, having served St John Ambulance for 52 years first joining through the cadet service in NSW, and moving to serve the ACT service in 1980. Rocky chose to join the St John Ambulance organisation when she was 12 years old, […]

End of Year Celebration and Awards Night 2020

On Friday 11 December 2020, St John Ambulance ACT held their annual End of Year Celebration and Awards Night. Attended by local Members of the order, volunteers, Directors and staff in order to collectively show our gratitude towards everyone who goes above and beyond on behalf of St John Ambulance ACT. This year we had […]

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