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The British Red Cross wants you to feel confident and willing to give first aid. Our first aid information makes it easy to learn the skills you'll need to help in an emergency.

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Send us your stories

We love to hear from people who have stepped forward to help in a first aid emergency. If you have a first aid story that you'd be happy to share, please email including your name, telephone number and some brief details about what happened.

The British Red Cross will only use your information to contact you about your first aid story.

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Red Cross first aid app

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Get life-saving skills at your fingertips with our free first aid app for Apple, Android and Blackberry.

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First aid training

We run first aid courses in many
venues across the UK. Visit
our first aid training website to
book your course securely today.

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Teach first aid

Use films, quizzes and worksheets to help students learn essential first aid skills.

Give young people the skills and confidence to help in a first aid emergency.