Useful Links

We have put together some useful links to websites we think would give you information on everything to do with first aid. Whether it be awarding bodies and organisations, advice on legal information or medical conditions, you can find it all here.

First Aid Equipment Suppliers


DefibShop is independent of any defibrillator manufacturer, which means they can offer impartial advice tailored to your financial and practical requirements.



Qualsafe provide a huge range of first aid equipment from first aid essentials, stocked first aid kits to training accessories and manikin parts.



Awarding Bodies / Organisations / Advice

First Aid Awards


First Aid Awards is an awarding organisation specialising in First Aid and associated qualifications.

Nuco Training Ltd


Nuco Training is the UK’s leading independent company in first aid training and in particular, for specialised training in First Aid Instructor and Defibrillation Instructor courses.


European Resuscitation Council

The European Resuscitation Council (ERC) website has the latest resuscitation guidelines as well as educational tools and resources.


Royal Life Saving Society



RLSS UK is the UK’s premier Education and Training Skills organisation for Water Safety, Aquatic Supervision and Drowning Prevention. RLSS UK is a Charity and the Governing Body for Lifesaving Sport and Lead Industry Body for training Lifeguards, setting standards and providing guidance and advice on aquatic safety.



Ofqual look after GCSEs and A levels in England, and a wide range of vocational qualifications both in England and Northern Ireland. We also regulate the National Curriculum Assessments in England.

Health and Safety Executive




The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are an independent regulator and act in the public interest to reduce work-related death and serious injury across Great Britain’s workplaces.


nhs choices



NHS Choices is the UK’s biggest health website, helping put you in charge of your health care.



Medical Conditions

Anaphylaxis Campaign


The Anaphylaxis Campaign are the only UK wide charity operating solely for the growing numbers of people at risk from severe allergic reactions and anaphylaxis.


Asthma UK



Asthma UK is the UK’s leading asthma charity.


Diabetes UK




Diabetes UK is the leading charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of every person affected by or at risk of Diabetes


epilepsy action


Epilepsy Action is the UK’s leading epilepsy organisation and exists to improve the lives of everyone affected by the condition.


British Heart Foundation





The British Heart Foundation is the UK’s number one heart charity and the biggest funder of heart research in the UK.


meningitis now




Meningitis Now was formed in 2013 by bringing together Meningitis UK and Meningitis Trust, founders of the meningitis movement in the UK – they exist to save lives and rebuild futures by funding research, raising awareness and providing support.


stroke association





The Stroke Association provides high quality, up-to-date stoke information for stroke patients, their families and carers.