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Government Blocks First Aid Bill that Could Save Thousands of Lives Each Year

20 Nov 2015

Three major UK charities have today declared their disappointment at the Government’s failure to back a Private Members’ Bill to ensure all young people are given the opportunity to learn first aid in secondary schools, despite mass public support.

Child cooling a burn

Red Cross calls on parents to stop using old wives tales to treat burns

03 Nov 2015

Put down the toothpaste, butter and margarine – Red Cross calls on parents to stop using old wives’ tales to treat burns

Sierra Leone Red Cross Ebola workers pause for breath beside a vehicle.

Statement on the end of Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone

07 Nov 2015

Statement on the end of Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone by Peter Jones, Ebola Response Manager for the British Red Cross.

Burn to hand being treated with a hose

British Red Cross offers first aid advice ahead of Bonfire Night

03 Nov 2015

As bonfire night approaches the British Red Cross reminds people of the most useful first aid for any burns related accidents.

Guinea Red Cross volunteers disinfect a hospital in Tahouay, suburb of Conakry, in Guinea

North London doctor returns from third Sierra Leone Ebola mission

05 Nov 2015

A doctor from North London has recently returned from Sierra Leone, after working for over seven months at a Red Cross treatment centre for Ebola patients.

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