Leading globally on safeguarding

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World Health Day 2021: St John at the forefront of global Covid-19 response

Read here how St John organisations continue to provide life-saving support to their communities in the fight against the worldwide pandemic. Read more


The Order of St John is an Order of Chivalry that has roots in the first of a number of religious military orders established in the Middle Ages at a time when various Royal Orders of Chivalry were being established. Read more

Statutes, regulations and policies

Our current Statutes, our regulations and our most important policies Read more

Our structure

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Our governance

The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, otherwise known as The Order of St John, is an organisation incorporated by Royal Charter and a Charity, registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales, Charity number 235979. The Order of St John is accredited to the United Nations as a non-governmental Organisation (NGO) in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Read more