First Aid Tips

For severe cuts or burns, shock, drowsiness or unconsciousness call 999

  • Cover the wound
  • Apply pressure to the area
  • Lift the affected area above head height
  • Check consciousness – turn on side if drowsy and stay with them 
  • Identify what has been taken, how much and when
  • Re-assure by speaking calmly and quietly 
  • Cool the affected area with cold running water 
  • Remove jewelry and clothes if not sticking
  • Cover with cling film/clean plastic bag 
  • Listen carefully
  • Speak calmly
  • Ask how you can help

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