About St John WA

St John Western Australia is a non-profit, charitable organisation providing first aid services and training, urgent care, patient transport, ambulance and other medical services in Western Australia. It has provided the ambulance service in Western Australia since 1922.
5 steps to preventing toothache

5 steps to preventing toothache (and other dental woes)


Toothache can be sharp, throbbing, or constant – but in almost all cases, it’s painful! Whilst the exterior of your teeth might seem hard and strong, the underlying dentine is more porous, and the inside, called the ‘pulp’ is filled with nerves, tissue, and blood vessels. It’s one of the most sensitive areas in the human body, and when the nerves inside the tooth are irritated or beco...

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Implants vs dentures

Implants vs Dentures


Mention the word denture and you might have a flashback to your grandad’s favourite party trick - popping out his row of false teeth to make an audience of kids laugh. Dental prosthetics have come a long way since then, and today there are numerous options to suit individual needs and requirements. Dr Dharsh Sritharan, Dentist at St John Dental says the first and most important step in co...

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This daily ritual will improve your child’s dental health


Dental hygiene plays an important role in the overall health of our body – that’s why it’s important to set children up with good dental practices from an early age. Children will begin getting permanent/adult teeth from around five to six years old. These include molars as well as new teeth that will replace their baby or ‘milk teeth’ as they fall out. But care for our teeth needs to...

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Urgent Care broken leg patient being treated

What is Urgent Care?


Since opening its first Urgent Care centre in 2016, St John has proved a there is a high demand for this new model of medical practice in the community. St John has recently bolstered its Urgent Care centres to five with two new recent centres opening in Cannington (March 2021) and Midland (April 2020). St John WA’s Urgent Care facilities provide care to patients who have an urgent medical re...

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St John WA opens Urgent Care Centre in Cannington


The Cannington area is set to benefit from the latest expansion of St John WA’s Urgent Care service, providing medical care for urgent but non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses. In partnership with the Federal Government, St John Urgent Care Cannington will open on March 15th 2021 for the treatment of sprains, broken bones, wounds, minor illnesses and injuries, between 8am to 10pm daily...

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State-of-the-art Urgent Care centre for Midland

State-of-the-art Urgent Care centre for Midland


The Midland area is set to benefit from the latest expansion of St John WA’s Urgent Care service, providing medical care for urgent but non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses. In partnership with the Federal Government, St John Urgent Care Midland will open in April 2021 for the treatment of sprains, broken bones, wounds, minor illnesses and injuries, between 8am to 10pm daily. The ne...

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St John Dental coming to Cannington and Midland

Being Part of the St John Family Gives Dentists Unique Opportunity


St John is expanding its dental services to the community with two new dental practices opening in Cannington and Midland as part of new St John Urgent Care clinics. The new dental practices will primarily offer family-friendly dental services and general dental to the community, but also provide emergency dental services, same-day appointments, and a full suite of more involved services includin...

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