What is first aid, and why is first aid important? First aid is the first, immediate and basic medical care that you can give to someone who’s experiencing a sudden injury or illness. You never know when you might need a first aid kit – but you’ll always be glad it’s there when you do. Stock up on first aid supplies with us here, and create a first aid kit at home for you and your family. Read more
Here’s what should be in a first aid kit: plasters in a range of sizes, antiseptic cream, painkillers, dressings and gauze, safety pins and more. You can find a full list of what is in a first aid kit on the NHS website. Once you’ve made your list, check out our first aid supplies here – or just stock up on what you need when you run out.