How to Use an AED
The longer the heart has been fibrillating, the less likely it is to start - learn to use an AED and you could save someone's life.
Watching someone choking can be terrifying and confusing. Quickly recognising that someone is choking is an essential first aid skill and can save a life.
New Advice for Acid Attacks Following Rise in Number of People Requiring Medical help
Treatment of Bleeding
When treating a bleeding casualty the aim is firstly to prevent blood loss then to prevent the casualty from going into shock and lastly to prevent infection.
Anaphylaxis is a severe medical condition that needs immediate treatment. It is a huge over-reaction by the body to allergens such as drugs, food, nuts etc.
Suspect a stroke - act FAST
One of the main aims of the FAST campaign is to raise awareness of the symptoms of stroke. With over 150,000 people in the UK having a stroke every year, it is imperative that people can recognise a stroke when it's happening and take prompt action.