Funding needed

Health Watch

Since 2018, St John has responded to 11,432 emergencies. St John Ambulance chief medical officer Dr Sam Yockopua said state funding to St John had decreased by more than 50 per cent at a time when it was needed most. Pictured are St Jonh Ambulance officer Terrence Torea (left) and registered nurse Doreen Felix. Inset: St John Ambulance vehicle from Kundiawa.