First aid saves lives and knowing what to do in an emergency can make all the difference. First aid is a simple skill, but it has an incredible impact. Everyone should get the opportunity to learn it.
In this first aid advice section, we give first aid advice for parents covering a range of different conditions. We also look at life saving first aid techniques, like the primary survey for assessing casualties, and describe in detail the role of a first aider.
This first aid advice section from St John Ambulance examines a range of common conditions and explains how you can treat them using first aid.