First aid

Having a basic knowledge of first aid can save lives and it can help you to understand when someone needs to go to the hospital or when they might just need a bandage, a cup of tea and a few minutes to recover.

The NHS Health A-Z provides a wealth of information on first aid in different scenarios: Search – NHS (

Pharmacists can help with basic first aid and supplies.

Our Paramedic Practitioner can treat minor injuries. Contact our reception team to find out if they are available to help.

Basic first aid courses are run regularly in most areas around the UK. St John Ambulance and British Red Cross provide a selection of first aid courses.

Date published: 8th June, 2021
Date last updated: 17th January, 2023