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British Red Cross

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Find your nearest Red Cross services and events.

  • Health & support services 
  • Fundraising event 
  • First aid course 

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

  • Charity shop 

    We sell and need: good quality clothes, designer brands, books, furniture and more.

  • Red Cross office 

In pictures - mobile surgery in South Sudan

The ICRC in South Sudan is facilitating the evacuation of the wounded on both sides of the front line and providing them with emergency medical and surgical attention

Conflict in South Sudan has left communities without access to health care. Red Cross surgical teams travel the country to help those in need.

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Volunteer with us

Marjorie Stacey from Poole was helped by the assisted discharge scheme

Join our friendly team and do something positive for your community. There are many ways to help people in crisis.

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First aid training

A woman practises putting her colleague into the recovery position

Learn how to help someone in a first aid emergency. Sign up for one of our public or workplace first aid courses.

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Borrow a wheelchair

Man in hire wheelchair

We offer loans of mobility aids including wheelchairs, crutches, walking sticks and frames.

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