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First aid

Learn first aid online

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Everyday First Aid makes it easy to learn skills you will need to help 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

Our first aiders visit all kinds of fab events – just ask Alan Edwards, who joins 30,000 screaming football fans most weekends.

When a pensioner had a nasty fall and knocked himself unconscious, a nearby group of schoolkids didn’t hesitate to help.

When a train passenger collapsed on Ed Higgins’ lap, he was at a loss what to do – until a Red Cross first aider stepped in.

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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Postcode Lottery helps people with HIV and TB

Sibonelo Handsome Mtheku, a peer educator in South Africa
18 Mar 2014

A Red Cross programme for people living with HIV and TB in South Africa is set to receive a £100,000 funding boost from players of People’s Postcode Lottery.