Many thanks to the Rapid Innovation Unit in University Hospital Limerick for the donation of PPE to us in St John Ambulance. Our logistics teams from Dublin and Cork collected this vital equipment from our Limerick centre this week for distribution to all our divisions. This equipment is vital to protect our volunteers and patients during the current situation. Companies like this are providing incredible support to the frontline and their contribution is a vital part of the battle to fight this war.
As the movement restrictions are being stepped down we are scaling down our Community Response Programme as a lot of its work is no longer required. This programme was started in April when people were cocooned with no access to essential services or no facility to arrange collection of essential items.
With the invaluable support of Windsor Motors who supplied a fleet of Nissan Qashqai’s to work alongside our own vehicles, and the generosity of Connacht Print and Signs who supplied the livery our volunteers have delivered shopping, medication, hot meals and PPE to homes, care facilities and hospitals all… Continue reading
As we begin to emerge from COVID-19 restrictions, our volunteers across the country are continuing to work quietly behind the scenes.
Our Mayo Division members have teamed up with Trane TechnologiesThermo King Europe in Galway to distribute free 3D printed PPE to healthcare facilities across the region and local Community Policing teams to check in on vulnerable members of the community.
Our Cavan Division team have also been busy delivering medications and essential deliveries to their local communities. Huge thanks as always to our Community Response partners in Windsor Motors & Connacht Print and Signs for their support in… Continue reading
Last night, we provided a talk on First Aid to the lovely ladies of the South Dublin Flower Club in Stillorgan.
We demonstrated citizen CPR and the usage of a defibrillator in addition to some first aid tips. We’d like to thank the Committee for the invitation and the refreshments were devine !
We’re pnly delighted to provide talks such as this to the community so please feel free to get in touch.
St John Ambulance Glanmire is pleased to announce that a PHECC certified First Aid Response (FAR) course will begin on Monday 7th January 2019, running for 6 weeks on Monday evenings from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.
The First Aid Response (FAR) standard replaces the former Occupational First Aid (OFA) standard and is approved by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) for first aiders in the workplace.
The course will be held at the St John Ambulance Glanmire Training Centre, Unit 5D Glanmire Industrial Estate, Sallybrook, Glanmire, Co Cork.
Topics covered include;
- Introduction to first aid
- Treatment of wounds/bleeding
- Sprains and Strains… Continue reading