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First aid

Important

If someone has stopped breathing or collapsed, phone 111 and ask for an ambulance.

Anaphylaxis (severe allergy)

Bites and stings

Bleeding

Bones, muscles and joints

Breathing

 

Burns

Chest pain

Choking

Drowning

Foreign objects and chemicals

Fainting and funny turns

Head injury

 

Poisoning

Seizures

Skin

Stroke

Unconscious person

 

Calling 111 for an ambulance has information about calling 111 in a medical emergency.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed November 2019.