News

The latest news and media from SJA NI

William Somerville from Carrickfergus Cadet Unit is the new St John Ambulance Commanderies Cadet of the Year for 2022!

William Somerville from Carrickfergus Cadet Unit is the new St John Ambulance Commanderies Cadet of the Year for 2022!

From presentations and interviews to group discussions and a first aid scenario, William represented Northern Ireland at the National competition in Nottingham this weekend.

Read story
Sovereign's Award for St John Ambulance (NI) volunteer Matthew Robinson

Sovereign's Award for St John Ambulance (NI) volunteer Matthew Robinson

Matthew Robinson from Carrowdore, receives his Sovereign’s Award, the premier achievement for young people within the Order of St John worldwide.

Read story
Aiding a Secure Future

Aiding a Secure Future

St. John Ambulance NI Youth awarded security kit (Provided by the Secure Communities Scheme from Burg-Wächter).

Read story

Northern Ireland Cadet of the Year Team 2021

Following the Eastern and Northern District Competitions that took place on 6 March, the Youth Team are pleased to announce the Cadet of the Year Team for 2021.

Read story
AHEAD Programme - Healthy Living Healthy Minds

AHEAD Programme - Healthy Living Healthy Minds

St John Ambulance Northern Ireland wants to develop young people's skills and help them to contribute positively to their communities, creating a generation of active health citizens.

Read story

Message of Support from the Lord Lieutenant of Belfast

We are absolutely thrilled to be recognised by Mrs Fionnuala Jay-O'Boyle CBE the Lord Lieutenant of Belfast for all the hard work our incredible volunteers have under taken through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Read story
Welcoming our young people back

Welcoming our Young People Back

The COVID-19 outbreak has evidently represented a massive challenge for youth provision within St John Ambulance Northern Ireland.

Read story
St John Ambulance NI surge in their efforts to assist on the frontline against COVID-19

St John Ambulance NI surge in their efforts to assist on the frontline against COVID-19.

St John Ambulance NI surge in their efforts to assist on the frontline against COVID-19. St John Ambulance NI step up, lift the baton and stand shoulder to shoulder with their NHS and Northern Ireland Ambulance Service colleagues on the frontline.

Read story

Regional Youth Update on Covid-19

As the number of cases of Covid-19 increases in the UK and Ireland and given the fluid and changing situation with Covid-19, the Regional Youth Team have decided to postpone our Cadet and Badger activities for a minimum period of four weeks from 23 March 2020.

Read story
National Commandery Cadet of the Year 2020

National Commandery Cadet of the Year 2020

Hana Oya-Knight from Dufferin Cadet Unit (Bangor) is the new St John Ambulance Commanderies Cadet of the Year for 2020, following in the footsteps of Keesha Steele from Belfast.

Read story
#SJANIYouth attend the INTERNATIONAL CADET CAMP 2020!

#SJANIYouth attend the INTERNATIONAL CADET CAMP 2020!

The St John International Cadet Camp 2020 (ICC2020) was hosted in South Africa from 1 – 13 January. Three cadets from Northern Ireland accompanied by their Regional Youth Manager had the opportunity to represent Northern Ireland at this once in a lifetime cultural event.

Read story
Volunteer ambulance crew's helped the Health Service cope over the festive period of 2019/20!

Volunteer ambulance crews helped the Health Service cope over the festive period of 2019/20!

"...(we) carry out this work so colleagues in the Ambulance Service get an opportunity to have a meal break during their 12 hour shift!"

Read story
Fundraising: Are you up for the Challenge? If so, We need your help!

Fundraising: Are you up for the Challenge? If so, We need your help!

St John Ambulance Northern Ireland as a Charity rely on the good will and donations of the general public of Northern Ireland. We are on the hunt for those people who are willing to step up and 'be the difference'.

Read story
St John Ambulance Northern Ireland participate in the SWAP programme!

St John Ambulance Northern Ireland participate in the SWAP programme!

The 12th of July in Northern Ireland has always had a certain buzz about it for many reasons, but the buzz in SJA (NI) was the fact that we were hosting the St John Ambulance SWAP participants who had come to Northern Ireland.

Read story