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First aid

Learn first aid online

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Everyday First Aid makes it easy to learn essential skills to use in an emergency.

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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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Teach first aid

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Throughout the UK, we are helping teachers build a generation of life-savers.

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Event first aid and ambulance support

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Our teams of trained first aiders provide support at public events across the UK.

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First aid campaigns

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We promote and teach first aid to people across the UK.

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First aid products

First aid kit and its contents

Check out our range of first aid supplies, including books, kits and videos.

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First aid stories

Shortly after taking a first aid course, Apryl came across a road traffic accident – and jumped straight in to help.

When a woman suffered an epileptic seizure on a packed train, Kayleigh showed that being a wheelchair-user is no barrier to providing first aid.

Just weeks after learning first aid with the British Red Cross, three students helped a pensioner who collapsed while walking his dog.

Baby and Child First Aid app

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

Keep the little ones safe with our free first aid app for Apple and Android.

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