St John Ambulance in England 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 young people.

St John volunteers provide first aid within their communities, keeping people safe at events, and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls. They are also always campaigning to raise awareness of first aid and directly educate the public.

The St John Establishments in Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man and Northern Ireland are dependent commanderies of The Priory of England and The Islands.


Event services 

Volunteers provide medical cover for events – from major sporting fixtures and music festivals to public gatherings.

Community first responders 

Volunteers are trained to attend emergency calls and provide care until the ambulance arrives.

Ambulance services 

St John Ambulance play a crucial role in supporting the emergency services, responding to local incidents and major accidents.


Volunteers provide first aid in their communities, keeping people safe at events, and working with the NHS when lives are on the line.

Workplace training

St John Ambulance is the leading provider of workplace training, reaching over 250,000 people a year.

Young people and schools 

Over half of the people, St John Ambulance train are under 18. Not only do they teach life saving skills – they offer life saving opportunities as well.


St John Ambulance
27 St John's Lane
United Kingdom

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