First aid in the community

Giving first aid isn’t just a skill that can be carried out by paramedics and doctors. You never know when you could be involved in a life-threatening emergency, and knowing what to do could make all the difference to someone’s life. You could even save a life.

Here you can find out how to help when someone’s life is at risk from a serious illness or they’re in a life-threatening situation. 

You can also learn about what we do to educate people on first aid and lifesaving techniques in communities across the North East.