be aware of the different triggers of an allergic reaction, such as insect stings, animal hair, and certain foods
Insect stings can be painful but are not usually dangerous. However, stings to the mouth or throat can be more serious. Find out what to do.
Severe allergic reaction
An allergy is an abnormal reaction to an allergen or ‘trigger’ substance. A severe allergic reaction is called anaphylactic shock. Find out what to look for and what to do.
Key Stage first aid lesson plans
Download our free first aid lesson plans and teaching resources for Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, and Key Stage 4.