First aid advice
First aid saves lives and knowing what to do in an emergency can
make all the difference. First aid is a simple skill, but it has an
incredible impact. Everyone should get the opportunity to learn
In this first aid advice section, we give first aid advice for
parents covering a range of different conditions. We also look at
life saving first aid techniques, like the primary survey for
assessing casualties, and describe in detail the role of a first
This first aid advice section from St John Ambulance examines a
range of common conditions and explains how you can treat them
using first aid.
First aid advice topics:
What to do
as a first aider
Take a first aid course
The advice provided in this section is no
substitute for proper first aid training.
We offer a wide range of training
courses across the country. Find
the right course for you.
Download our free first aid posters
Key life saving techniques to add to your fridge, staff room or
school notice board.