On 1st March 2015, St John Hong Kong became a Priory with the ceremony taking place in St John’s Cathedral, Hong Kong with the Lord Prior, The Honourable Dr Neil Conn AO presiding at the inauguration of the eleventh Priory of the Order.
St John Hong Kong has provided first aid and health care services including ambulance services, home nursing care, youth assistance and dental care to those in need for over 130 years
In attendance were representatives from other St John Priories and Associations around the world, many uniformed members of St John Ambulance Hong Kong as well as… Continue reading
Former Bloodlink Executive Director and founder Mr Joseph Wang’endo is to succeed Selinah Kandie as its chief executive.
With more than 20 years’ experience in nonprofit management and as an Advisory Council Board member of the global Certified Fundraising Executives (CFRE) programme based in the US and the Secretary of the Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals, Mr Wang’endo will bring valuable experience to his new role as CEO.
In particular he hopes to diversify sources of funding, and initiate sustainable models of financing… Continue reading
On 24th February 2015, Mr Patrick Burgess MBE was installed as the new Chancellor of the Order by the Grand Prior, His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, in the Priory Church of St John. This role is a significant one in the order among other duties; Mr Burgess will be a member of the Order’s worldwide governing bodies and contributes to the development of the Order’s overall policy internationally.
Immediately after the Installation of the Chancellor on 24th February, a bronze sculpted bust of HRH The Duke of Gloucester was unveiled at St John’s Gate, Clerkenwell in his presence.… Continue reading
Help us by supporting the St John’s Mother and Baby Programme to train more local volunteers within the community to help mothers and newborn babies.
For more information, visit: http://www.stjohninternational.org/saving-the-lives-of-mothers-and-babies
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In August 2013 while having dinner at a hotel former Ryder Cup captain, Bernard Gallacher, collapsed and suffered a sudden cardiac arrest however he survived thanks to the immediate action of trained staff and the onsite hotel’s defibrillator. This is just one example of how important this life saving equipment can make a real difference.
We congratulate the major partnership between St John Scotland and the Scottish Golf Union which… Continue reading