What we do
About St John Ambulance
St John Ambulance is the nation’s leading first aid charity.
Every year, more than 400,000 people learn how to save a life
through our training programmes, including hundreds of thousands of
Our volunteers provide first aid in their communities, keeping
people safe at events, and working alongside the NHS in response to
999 calls. We’re also always campaigning to raise awareness of
first aid and directly educate the public.
training – We’re the leading provider of workplace
training, reaching over 250,000 people a year.
services – We provide medical cover for events – from
major sporting fixtures and music festivals to public
first responders – Our volunteers are trained to
attend emergency calls and provide care until the ambulance
services – We play a crucial role in supporting the
emergency services, responding to local incidents and major
Volunteering – Our volunteers
provide first aid in their communities, keeping people safe at
events, and working with the NHS when lives are on the line.
first aid advice - Watch our videos and learn what to
do in a range of first aid scenarios.
people and schools – Over half of the people we train
are under 18. We don’t just teach life saving skills – we offer
life saving opportunities as well.
in the community – We give people access to important
skills they wouldn’t otherwise get the chance to learn.
us – Donate or get involved with our fundraising
events – every pound we raise helps save lives.
Care Quality Commission
report (pdf) - We strive to provide the best
quality care at all times. Read our latest Care Quality Commission
report to see how we're doing.
First aid is such a simple skill, but it has an incredible
impact. We want everyone to learn it, so that they can be the
difference between a life lost and a life saved.