St John Ambulance
St John Ambulance
||20 Cable Beach Road East
||PO Box 721, Broome WA 6725
||(08) 9192 0710
||(08) 9192 0719
Broome Sub Centre of St John Ambulance WA ambulance service is a not for profit community organisation, manned by both paid staff and volunteers. It provides an ambulance service over a large area, from Sandfire Roadhouse in the south west, to a point 110km north east, and 250km north to the Aboriginal community of One Arm Point. The Sub Centre receives no direct government funding and relies on the support of the community of Broome to operate.
Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things
A team of dedicated and generous volunteers work with two paid paramedics and is always keen to welcome newcomers. No prior experience is necessary as training is provided. Volunteer ambulance officers join paid paramedics on rostered shifts. Volunteer opportunities such as first aid trainers, committee members, public relations officers and more also exist. If you are able to offer your assistance for one shift per fortnight, have a commitment to helping others and would like to join the friendly team please ring 9192 2533 as they would love to hear from you.
First Aid Training Saves Lives
Would you know what to do if someone was injured and needed your help? St John offers comprehensive first aid training. Classes are conducted regularly at the Sub Centre. Details of the first aid training schedules are available from the Sub Centre.
St John Ambulance is a nationally recognised training facility and has a well-earned reputation for excellence in first aid training. The Sub Centre has a purpose built training room or can bring a course onsite to your workplace, school or community. Instructors are professionally trained and courses are designed to be both informative and interesting with an emphasis on the practical aspects of first aid.
We urge you to contact the Broome Sub Centre for all your first aid training needs as choosing St John Ambulance supports your local ambulance service.
First Aid Kits, Supplies and Kits Servicing
A range of first aid kits for business and consumers are available for purchase from the Sub Centre. Supplies to replenish your kit and a comprehensive kit restocking service is also available.
Ambulance Benefit Fund
Ambulance transport is not a free service and ambulance accounts are not claimable from Medicare. However, for a small fee you can join the Ambulance Benefit Fund and have the peace of mind in knowing that you will be covered for ambulance transport Australia wide. Single and family memberships are available. Your application to join the Broome Ambulance Benefit Fund is available at the Sub Centre or from any pharmacy in Broome.
Donations to the St John Ambulance Broome Sub Centre are tax deductible.
ICE In Case of Emergency
You could save your life by putting this in your mobile.
Mobile phone users – simply enter the acronym ICE - for In Case of Emergency- into your mobile’s phone book and list the name and the number of the person you want to be contacted in an emergency.
They could be a family member, close friend or even your doctor.
Having ICE in your mobile makes it quicker and easier for emergency service workers or passers by to get in contact with someone you want and who can help with vital information.
Having an ICE number on your mobile phone could help save your Life. DO IT NOW.