Ambulance and health services

St John WA has been helping people in need across the entire State of Western Australia for over a century, responding to more than 280,000 calls for ambulance assistance each year and a providing a range of health services. Our service spans the biggest geographical footprint of any ambulance service in the world.

Emergency ambulance in Western Australia

St John WA is responsible for receiving all WA emergency triple zero (000) calls requiring ambulance attendance. These calls are directed to the State Operations Centre, where our highly trained team members respond to more than 280,000 calls for assistance each year. In addition to responding to triple zero (000) calls, St John WA offers patient and community transport services.

There are over 190 St John WA locations across the State, serviced by more than 4000 volunteer ambulance officers and 770 paramedics. Between them they cover 2.5 million square kilometres, or 33 per cent of the total landmass of Australia.


First Responder app

The app allows community members to help deliver vital first aid in an emergency until an ambulance arrives. It also contains first aid guides, locations of the nearest defibrillator, medical centre and emergency department, with live department waiting times.

Transport services

St John WA operates both a Patient Transfer and Community Transport service. Our Patient Transfer Service fleet is staffed by low, medium or high acuity crew dependent upon the patient's needs. Our Community Transport Service provides a door to door service to people who are unable to use public transport or their usual means of transportation.

For further information, please visit St John Transport Services.

Health and medical services

St John WA ensures the Western Australian is supported with a range of health and medical services beyond our ambulance service.

St John Health

We provide affordable dental and medical healthcare across our seven Health Centres.

For further information, please visit St John Health.

Event Health services

St John Ambulance Event Health Services is the leading medical services and first aid provider at events in Western Australia.

For further information, please visit Event Health Services.

Industry Medical Services

Specialises in workplace medical needs, particularly for remote or high risk operations. Providing medical services to construction, mining, oil and gas and other industries.

For further information, please visit St John Medical Services.