Students: are you sure that's fresher's flu and not meningitis?

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What with lectures, parties and meeting new people, your uni years can leave you feeling a little run down. But are those sniffles fresher's flu? Or something else?

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Take a few minutes to learn first aid - it could help you save a child's life

A mother hugs and kisses her daughter as they both hold sparklers.

First aid for burns: keep safe when using fireworks

Simple first aid skills for keeping safe around fireworks

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William and his parents

"First aid training is an obvious thing to do - but we don’t make time to do it"

Two-year-old William's mother Claire on the first aid skills that came to his rescue

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Gemma and her child

"The day I saved my choking 2-year-old"

Mum Gemma knew exactly what to do in a terrifying situation

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Past, present and future: how we support health and social care

Isabel Thom, who has volunteered with the British Red Cross for 75 years.

Volunteer celebrates 75 years of service with the British Red Cross

Inspirational volunteer, Isabel Thom, celebrates 75 years of work with the British Red Cross - in the same year as the NHS marks 75 years in operation.

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British Red Cross ambulance staff takes a call

Eight things you didn’t know

... the British Red Cross does in health and social care

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