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Key dates to help you plan your lessons

We've prepared a handy list of awareness days and events taking place during the term/s ahead, plus accompanying teaching resource ideas from the British Red Cross, to help you plan your lessons.

A Red Cross volunteer sits with a woman outside A&E

Red Cross report shows first aid ‘could help ease the pressure on A&E’

24 Aug 2017

First aid education could contribute towards easing the pressure on A&E, a new report by the British Red Cross has found.

An adult hand holding a baby's hand, with screenshot of the Baby and Child First Aid app

Baby and child first aid app

Be prepared to help babies and children with the free Red Cross first aid app for Apple and Android.

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Red Cross first aid app

Get life-saving skills at your fingertips with the free Red Cross first aid app for Apple, Android and Windows.

First aid trainer teaches first aid to a group of participants

First aid in our Overseas Branches

Most of our branches run first aid courses for the public as well as training volunteers so they can help at events and during disasters.

A man uses a dummy to practice first aid during a course

First aid courses

Learn how to be there at that crucial moment - take one of our first aid courses and learn life-saving skills.

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British Red Cross leads the way in teaching first aid through voice recognition technology

12 Apr 2017

“Alexa, open first aid”: British Red Cross leads the way in teaching first aid through voice recognition technology

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Get your free Red Cross teaching guide

Download or request a hard copy of our free guide to teaching resources and workshops from the British Red Cross.

young girl with nosebleed

“Alexa, open first aid”: Red Cross launches first aid education skill for Amazon Alexa

12 Apr 2017

The British Red Cross has launched a new first aid education app to allow people to access spoken first aid advice in their home.

A woman sits indoors

Debt and darkness at the top of the stairs

In a dark room at the top of three flights of crumbling, water-logged stairs, Ameena sits with her two severely disabled sons.

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