Western Australia
Wed 6 September 2017

New St John phone app

The St John Ambulance WA First Responder app has a range of features, including nearby defibrillator locations and medical centres, and triple zero (000) calling with automatic GPS location, and first aid instruction guides.

The app also allows qualified first aiders to sign up as a first responder and be notified when someone has called 000 for an ambulance within 500 metres of their current location and in a public place.

To become a first responder you will need to provide evidence of having completed a first aid course within the last three years. Minimum qualification level of HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 

To find out more about the First Responder app and its many features, visit the St John website.