First aid saves lives – can you afford not to make this vital New Year’s resolution?

It is a stark fact that 8 out of 10 parents surveyed admitted they wouldn’t know basic first aid procedures to save their child’s life. Think about the wide range of accidents children have on a regular basis in the comfort of their own home – cuts, choking, falls, asthma attacks – and think how you would feel if it were your child, or your partner, your parent or even your pet.

Consider how confident you would feel faced with the most common medical emergencies occurring at home, school or in the workplace?

Take this short quiz from and find how much you know about first aid