St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance

Charity information

St John Ambulance

Every year thousands of loved ones die or are seriously injured in incidents, changing lives forever. The knowledge and skill of first aid can make the difference to the outcome in the vital time before emergency services arrive.
As the nation's leading first aid charity, we deliver lifesaving skills to hundreds of thousands of people a year, in their workplace, community, or school. As well as teaching simple but vital lifesaving skills – we also offer lifesaving opportunities for volunteers.

Founded 1877

  • Mission statement

    Our vision is for communities that save lives and serve each other through volunteering for health and first aid.

    To achieve this, our mission will be to build volunteering for health into every community, providing first and second response and resilience every day.

  • Overview

    Established: January 1877

    Registered Charity Number: 1077265

    Full time staff: 1600

    Part time staff: 400

    Volunteers: 18000

    Phone number: 0207 324 4157

    Address: 27 St John's Lane EC1M 4BU

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  • First Response to Emergencies in the Community

    Receiving first aid in the minutes before advanced medical care arrives can be the differe... More