St Helena News

Local Nurse gains practitioner status

Local nursing sister Mrs June Constantine has been has been awarded Accreditation as an Assistant Practitioner by the Society of Radiographers. In 2012 Rachel Cornall – the current registered Radiographer on St Helena – began the process of enrolling June in the

 Local Nurse June Constantine gains Practitioner Status
Local Nurse June Constantine gains Practitioner Status

Society of Radiographers and supported her with both theory and practical teaching. As a result of June’s accreditation, June will now be capable of conducting axial and appendicular skeleton X-rays independently, for patients over 16 years of age. June first started working in radiography in 2005, under the direction of local Nurses Rodney Benjamin and Brian Bennett, June assisted with patients who underwent X-rays.

The syllabus, which is based on UK university assistant practitioner courses,  over the last three years has required June to study radiation awareness, ionising radiation legislation, physics, anatomy and physiology, electronics, health & safety, patient care and the theory behind positioning and radiographic techniques.

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The 1929 Charbanc tour St Helena

How many of you have been to St Helena and have enjoyed the unique experience of the Island tour aboard the 1929 Charabanc that is owned by corkers tour service.

This is a unique experience and the only service of its kind, even after the airport is commissioned this is a must do and go to Island experience.

Tracy the owner of the tour service is part of the over sixty year old family run business which is located in main Street Jamestown.

The 1929 Charbanc tour is always fully booked on ship days and it is hoped that it will be the same when the new Comair Boeing 737-800 arrives on Island with tourist from Jo burg and also when Atlantic star delivers their long haul passengers from London to St Helena.

Corker’s tour service boasts about their history in the industry also they are renowned to be one of the most popular with the only 1929 Charabanc on St Helena.

Corkers also offer private tours and also group tours around the island that can be tailored to tourist requirements.

You can learn more about their services and what they offer here.

If you have used this service or experienced the 1929 Charabanc Island tour before while living or visiting the Island please leave them a review at the bottom on this page link.

Corkers looks forward to welcoming you aboard the Charabanc the next time you visit.