News:
Announcements
26 Jun - 30 Aug
National Flu Pandemic Help

The National Pandemic Flu Service has been launched in England offering the public the chance to check their symptoms online or over the telephone (0800 1 513513) and get access to anti-viral medicines.
03 May - 30 Aug
NHS 24 - Swine Flu advice in Scotland

Advice regarding the Swine Flu symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and advice for Scottish patients and practices.
02 May - 30 Aug
N.I Direct - Swine Flu Info

For patients in Northern Ireland, visit the NI Direct website or contact the Swine Flu Helpline: 0800 0514 142 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).
01 May - 30 Aug
NHS Direct Wales - Swine Flu Advice

Advice regarding the Swine Flu symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and advice for Welsh patients and practices.

Podcasts

Welcome to our audio first aid centre. Below you will see 7 small MP3 files which can be downloaded on to your iPod or any other MP3 player. Wherever your iPod goes the advice will go with you!

To save them on your computer, right-click on any of the links below and then click 'Save Target As..."

Click on any of the links below to play the audio files:

  • Burns - Explains the immediate treatment for burns and scalds.
  • Fits  - How to deal with fits (convulsions/seizures) in adults and young children.
  • Wounds  - Immediate actions for wounds, bleeding, and bleeding associated with fractures.
  • Unconscious patient who is breathing - How to deal with an unrousable patient who IS breathing (includes recovery position)
  • CPR for adults -  Adults who have collapsed, unrousable and NOT breathing.
  • CPR for babies - Babies who are unrousable and NOT breathing.
  • Collapsed patient in detail -  Explains the complete scenario including checks for breathing, circulation, etc.  
These files have been prepared by Sussex Ambulance Service and comply with European Resuscitation Council Guidelines.