Keep your little ones safe with the British Red Cross’ Baby and Child First Aid app. Packed with useful videos, easy to follow advice and a test section – it’s absolutely free and simple to download.

Also features a handy device enabling parents to record their child’s medication needs. Get this essential app on your iPhone or iPad now.


Simple, easy-to-understand advice and frequently asked questions on 17 first aid scenarios. Videos, step-by-step instructions and animations make it fun and easy to pick up.


Get expert tips on how to prepare for some of the most common emergency situations, from accidents in the garden to a fire at home. Sections include a list of tips and handy checklist.


Act fast when things go wrong. This instantly accessible, step-by-step section gives you the key information to know what to do in emergency first aid situations.


Find out how much you’ve learned in our test section, which provides a useful opportunity to check that you’ve picked up all the necessary skills. 


Find out more about the life-saving work of the British Red Cross – including volunteering opportunities, latest news and how to sign up for a first aid course. 

Download this essential app today.

*Note that while emergency numbers throughout the app are for UK users, the information in this app will be useful to anyone, anywhere in the world.

What’s New

Version 2.7.1

General maintenance and bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

Scores mike ,

Every person should learn a little first aid

I was a British Red Cross volunteer for many years going and attending functions on duty also taking disadvantaged children on camp holidays.
First important rule never move the casualties .
Think first act second. You never know when the minute arises.
Go on learn now, that choking baby needs you.

NRK Viewer ,

A good app with inappropriate rating

This is an excellent app for those with some first aid knowledge but not familiar with children's differing needs. I was shocked when I changed the app settings on my iPad to 12+ rating in order that my grandchildren could use it. This app disappeared. Clearly it is not thought appropriate that children learn first aid. I reverted to previous settings and had to re-install the app.

stonyuk ,

Useful knowledge

This makes me feel more confident in my ability to correctly tackle emergency situations with my toddler.

Having it handy to review when you have a few spare minutes is a much better way to spend the time than messing around on social media!

App Privacy

The developer, British Red Cross, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


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