First Aid by British Red Cross

Category: First aid


The free First Aid app features simple, easy-to-learn skills for a range of first aid situations.

This app is currently under reassessment for Data Protection following changes introduced by GDPR.


Who is it suitable for?

The app is ideal for anyone who wants to help other people in first aid emergencies.

How does it work?

The app can help you learn first aid wherever you are.

It features videos, interactive quizzes and step-by-step guides, helping you learn what to do in a wide range of first aid situations, from burns to heart attacks.

There are also tips on how to prepare for emergencies, from severe winter weather to road traffic accidents.

As the information you need is all hosted on the app itself, no internet connection is needed once it's been downloaded, making it fast and easy to access.

Report an issue

You can contact the developer directly to report any issue or if you have any questions about this product.

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How do I access it?

The First Aid app is free to download from the App Store and Google Play.

Page last reviewed: 16/07/2018
Next review due: 16/07/2021


The app developer is solely responsible for their app's advertisement, compliance and fitness for purpose. Unless stated otherwise, apps are not supplied by the NHS, and the NHS is not liable for their use.

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