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St John Ambulance (Qld)

Medical Services

Emergency and pre-hospital medical solutions

Emergency and pre-hospital medical solutions

For over 130 years, St John Ambulance (Qld) has been the premier provider of Event Health Services. St John members have also, on many occasions, been deployed during natural disasters and major incidents throughout Australia.

In recent years, the landscape of the first aid industry in Australia has changed. Insurance, litigation, population increase and substance abuse has brought about the need for innovative and advanced solutions to minimise the risks faced by industry and the community.

St John Ambulance (Qld) Medical Services is proud to offer pre-hospital medical solutions and preventative health care for the corporate, mining, industry and major events sectors.

Medical Services delivers

Expert medical leadership and a team of leading physicians and health care practitioners. Highly experienced rescue care leaders with training, assessment and audit skills. Problem-solving approach to operations, ensuring clients receive a unique service designed specifically for their needs. Physician supervision available 24/7 (remotely and on-site when needed) with a sophisticated, documented and transparent system of self-governance.

A wide range of services

Medical Services paramedics and nurses have a wide scope of practice including the licence to administer medication in accordance with the Queensland Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996.

Qualified health care professionals, P3 and P4 paramedics, registered nurses and doctors equipped with medications including pain relief. Administration of IV fluids. Basic and advanced life support. Cardiac monitoring and defibrillation. Airway management. Advanced management for life-threatening medical emergencies (drug overdoses, allergic reactions, cardiac emergencies, seizures, diabetes and asthma). Accredited drug and alcohol testing. Water quality and environmental testing. Vaccination and inoculation.


All St John paramedics have qualifications and experience equivalent to a Queensland Ambulance Service (P3) level as a minimum skillset. They also have wide ranging experience delivering pre-hospital services in rural and remote environments.

Registered nurses

Working under a robust clinical framework, Medical Services nurses deliver the highest level of critical care and cost-saving solutions to remote sites including drug and alcohol testing, food and hygiene auditing, ongoing preventive health and immunisation programs.


Medical Services can provide a total package of equipment for your site including basic first aid needs, advanced life support equipment, rescue and extraction equipment, medications and mine-compliant ambulances.

Through the expertise of our alliance partnership with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), Medical Services can provide the skills and resources to build and coordinate aero-medical retrieval systems.

Strategic partnerships

An alliance between St John Ambulance (Qld), RFDS (QLD Section) and Queensland Mines Rescue Service has seen the development of the Medical First Responder program, a unique medical training program for mines rescue teams.

Providing Queensland Mines Rescue team members with expert training in advanced emergency medical response and trauma management, the program draws from over 300 years of collective experience and knowledge and takes mine rescue to a new level of expertise.

St John Ambulance (Qld) also provides RFDS with Medical Chests and Medical First Responder bags to assist in delivering vital medical supplies to remote communities and emergency care teams.

Your safety is in our hands.

St John Ambulance (Qld): the leader in first aid training and emergency medical solutions.

Address 225 St Pauls Terrace
Brisbane QLD 4006
Tel 1300 ST JOHN (78 5646)
Fax 07 3253 0599