17 teams took part in the Annual Perak First-Aid and Home-nursing and 16 teams took part in the St John Ambulance Junior Competition organised by St John Ambulance Malaysia (SJAM), Perak branch. In the Ambulance section SMJK Hua Lian, Taiping emerged as overall champion while SMJK Ave Maria Convent, Ipoh was winner in the Ambulance Nursing section. In the Ambulance Junior section SJK (C) Pei Yuen Kampar emerged as overall whereby nursing section SJK (C) Ave Maria Convent, Ipoh was the overall champion. About 250 members and officers from the North, Central and South Area took part in the Competition. Organising Chairman Dr Micheal Cheong said the teams were tested on their skill in providing First-Aid and Home-nursing. They were also tested on foot drills by Army personnel. The overall champion will go to the National competition in the month of May 2012. Among the judges were doctors from Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh, private medical practitioners and nurses from nurse college Ulu Kinta Ipoh. Deputy Commander SJAM Perak Dr Harbaksh Singh gave away the prizes. Among those present were Dr Liaw Kok Toon Senior Principal Assistant Director Perak State Health Department, Manin Singh SJAM Perak Hon. State Secretary, Ang Lye Hong Area Commander Taiping, Teoh Ewe Hun Area Commander Central, Tan Beng Lee Deputy Commander Teluk Intan Dr Javinder Singh Eye Specialist Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh and Mohd Rawi Secretarial Barisan Nasional Ipoh.