St John Ambulance England and The Islands

Address 27 St. John`s Lane, Clerkenwell, London, EC 1M 4BU
Phone +44 20 7324 4000
Fax +44 20 7324 4001
Date & Place of Foundation Priori of: October 1999
Legal Status Registered charity and company limited by guarantee



  • Event services: We provide medical cover for events - from major sporting fixtures and music festivals to public gatherings
  • Community first responders: Our volunteers are trained to attend emergency calls and provide care until the ambulance arrives
  • Ambulance services: We play a crucial role in supporting the emergency services
  • 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
  • Workplace training: We are the leading provider of workplace trainig in England, reaching over 250,000 people a year
  • Young people and schools: Over half of the people we train are under 18. We don't just teach life saving skills - we offer saving opportunities as well
  • Community projects: We run a range of projects in communities across England, including a Carers Support Programme and homeless service
  • RISE: We teach first aid and leadership skills to young people not in employment, education or training




  • Every year, we train over 400,000 people in life saving skills through our training programmes
  • In 2016 we treated over 96,000 people through our events and ambulance work
  • Our more than 18,000 volunteers gave over 900,000 hours of their time to provide first aid cover at events in 2016.
  • We provide fully trained and equipped personnel at more than 26,000 events every year