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    We educate people in life-saving skills, enabling them to respond to emergencies.

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First aid training

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We offer public and workplace first aid courses throughout the UK. You can also train as a group at a venue to suit you.

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Join our friendly team of volunteers and do something positive for your community. Browse our volunteering roles to find something that suits you.

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Writing your name for the first time at age 54

Silienne writing her name on a blackboard

Are you curling up with a good book this World Book Day? Silienne from Haiti will be doing the same – for the very first time.

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The Archers get some handy first aid tips

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After a medical emergency hit the famous radio soap this week, the show's website is featuring one of our first aid blogs - Cardiac arrest or heart attack?

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