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.
What to do
as a first aider
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.
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emergency occurs, someone is on hand to help. Make a donation today.