JOIN Annual General Meeting 2023

The JOIN Annual General Meeting 2023 took place in the city hosting the official seats of the European institutions – Brussels, for the first time. Twenty-four delegates from St John enterprises across Europe met to discuss a broad spectrum of topics.

Two German volunteers at the London Marathon

The 2023 London Marathon was the 43rd edition of the annual running event in London. The marathon took place on 23rd April and was the third race of the World Marathon Majors 2023.
St John Ambulance had hundreds of volunteers on standby throughout the track to support the runners with any first aid needs, and some of its own fundraisers were running for St John Ambulance.

One Austrian volunteer at a football match in England

St John Ambulance in England regularly provides first aid at significant sporting events. On 22nd April, the team of our English member was joined by Martin Stepan from Austria for the football match Wigan Athletic vs Millwall at the DW stadium in Manchester.

MED1stMR Consortium meets in Madrid

On 17th & 18th April 2023, the MED1stMR consortium came together for a General Assembly at the facilities of SERMAS – Salud 112 in Madrid. All participants were warmly welcomed at the Hospital de Emergencias Enfermera Isabel Zendal and had the opportunity to spend two inspiring and forward-thinking days.

JOIN Clinical Working Group meets in Berlin

With the aim to finish drafting the First Aid Manual for Young People, the JOIN Clinical Working Group met in Berlin. Delegates from Cyprus, England, Germany and the JOIN Board came together in the German capital.

JOIN Board meets in Brussels

On 23rd March, the JOIN Board came together in the German capital for a regular meeting. Participants were our Chairman, Mark Broughton (St John Ambulance), our Vice-Chairman Christian Velten-Jameson (Association des Œuvres de Saint-Jean), Christian Meyer-Landrut (Johanniter Germany) and Johannes Bucher (Johanniter Austria). Lidwien van der Reep (Johanniter Nederland) attended the meeting via zoom.