First aid can treat all sorts of minor bumps and scrapes, but you should see a doctor for more serious accidents. Knowing first aid could also be life saving in an emergency before the emergency services arrive.
Your first aid kit could include:
Keep your medical kit high up and out of reach of children.
You may choose to have two kits: a large one that stays at home and a smaller emergency kit for when you go out.
Use this interactive first aid kit to see how to use the main items in your first aid kit, with video guides and tips.
Download some basic first aid advice.
Many organisations run first aid courses. To find out more about courses in your area, search on the internet. If you have a young child you can also ask your health visitor about available first aid courses.