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13 August
Cystic Fibrosis Week


Tuesday 21 August 2012
1.30 pm at the Memorial Hall Supper Room next to the Library on Main St, Otaki.

Speaker: Dr Steven Finlay, CEO of the Cleantech Trust
Refreshment at conclusion

RVSP by 19th August 2012
Tel: (06) 364 8664
E-mail: cab.otaki@xtra.co.nz


Friday 31 August
Cancer Society "Daffodil Day"


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St John

Cook Street

PO Box 681

Palmerston North

Tel: 0800 785 646
(06) 355 5051
Fax: (06) 355 0771
Website: www.stjohn.org.nz


Ambulance Services
St John provides ambulance services for approximately 85% of New Zealand's population. Each year, 600 salaried and 2200 volunteer St John Ambulance Officers care for and save the lives of thousands of New Zealanders and visitors to the country.

To call for an ambulance in an emergency: phone 111 (including mobile phones)

People with impaired hearing: phone 0800 16 16 16 (text phone only) or fax 0800 16 16 10

Phone 111

  • Ask for Ambulance
  • Keep calm. Be clear
  • Tell them where
  • Tell them who
  • Tell them what

You need to act quickly and decisively, because often getting emergency services to the scene as soon as possible can make a great deal of difference to the outcomes.

If you come across an accident or emergency, or if you are involved in one and are able to call us, there are some simple but very important things you need to do.

Caring Caller
St John Caring Caller is a free long-term friendship service that offers those who are housebound, or live on their own, the opportunity to stay in daily contact by phone with someone who cares about them.

Event Services
Each year, St John provides first aid and emergency care services at over 8,000 community events. We have more than 5000 uniformed St John volunteers and a fleet of support vehicles, ranging from well equipped ambulances to golf carts and even bicycles, available to help make your event a safe and enjoyable experience for all those attending.

To book your event with St John electronically, please click here.

To find out more about St John Events services, and the complete range of first aid and emergency care services our people are trained to provide:
Phone toll free on 0800 ST JOHN (785 646) or
E-mail: enquiries@stjohn.org.nz

First Aid Courses
It is so important to know First Aid. If someone you know were to have an accident or suffer a medical emergency -- could you help? Having a St John First Aid Kit and learning first aid with St John could literally mean the difference between life and death.
First Aid Kits and Supplies
St John First Aid Kits are designed to provide the necessary items to cover most accidents and medical emergencies that might occur in the home or the workplace.  For more information, please visit the St John website.
Friends of the Emergency Department
In times of distress, people need more than treatment. They also need information and support. But because Emergency Departments are always busy, staff often don't have time to give patients and their families the support and reassurance they're looking for. That's where St John Friends of the Emergency Department make such a difference.

Health Shuttles
Feilding Tel:
(06) 323 5655
Dannevirke Tel: (06) 374 5491
If you are not well or you have health or mobility problems that make it difficult for you to get to your medical appointment, we can take you for treatment or to visit a specialist or hospital for minor day surgery in our fully equipped Health Shuttle.
Healthline is a free, 24-hour, seven-day-a-week telephone advice line supported by the Ministry of Health.
Lifelink Medical Alarms
With Lifelink, you are only ever one touch of a button away from our assistance at any time - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.