Safety First

With the kids going back to school we all know we’re going to need to refill that first aid box, the cuts and grazes they’re going to get from playing in the playground, climbing tress with the friends and goodness knows what else, updating your first aid box is a must.

father helping daughter with grazed knee plaster

First aid kits include a variety of items that will help treat cuts, scrapes, and injuries including sprains and burns. Make sure to put your first aid box in an easy to access place so that anyone can access the kit, that way when an emergency occurs it is not about where the kit is but that it can be used for the situation.

There is not a one size fits all for first aid kits for the home, but the NHS recommends they should include the following items:

  • Plasters (in a variety of different sizes and shapes)
  • Sterile gauze dressings (including those for eyes)
  • Crêpe rolled bandages
  • Safety pins / Sticky Tape
  • Disposable sterile gloves
  • Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Alcohol-free cleansing wipes
  • Thermometer (preferably digital).
  • Skin rash cream, such as hydrocortisone or calendula.
  • Insect Bite and Sting Cream
  • Antiseptic cream
  • Painkillers such as paracetamol (including infant paracetamol for children), and/or ibuprofen (including infant ibuprofen)
  • Distilled water for cleaning wounds

*Medicines should be checked regularly to make sure they are within their use-by dates.

numark group shot of first aid products

The cost of living is on the rise, everything from fuel prices to your weekly grocery shop seems to be that little bit more expensive. We’re all feeling the squeeze of the cost of living crisis at the moment.

We have a range of Numark branded products with great quality at affordable prices so you can stock up on your healthcare needs without breaking the bank!

children's paracetamol products infant and 6+

Numark Children's Paracetamol 200ml

numark ibuprofen suspension only £3.19

Numark Ibuprofen Junior Suspension 100ml

numark digital thermometer only £3.99

Numark Digital Thermometer

Numark Anti-Bacterial Hand Gel only £1

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Numark Ibuprofen Tablets 400mg 24s only £5.19

Numark Ibuprofen Tablets 400mg 24s

Numark Paracetamol Caplets 32s only £1.59

Numark Paracetamol Caplets 32s

Numark Hydrocortisone Cream 15g Only £3.69

Numark Hydrocortisone Cream 15g

Numark Muscle Rub 40g Only £2.39

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Numark Sterilising Spray 100ml Only £2.99

Numark Sterilising Spray 100ml

Numark Assorted Plasters 24s Only £1.59

Numark Assorted Plasters Washproof/Fabric 24s

Numark Crepe Bandage 7.5cm Only £2.49

Numark Crepe Bandage 7.5cm

Numark Micropore Tape 2.5cm/5m Only £1.89

Numark Micropore Tape 2.5cm/5m

Numark Antiseptic Cream 30g Only £2.19

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Numark Antiseptic Wipes 10s Only £1.49

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Numark Bite & Sting Relief Cream 10g Only £3.19

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Numark Eyelid Wipes 20s Only £6.19

Numark Eyelid Wipes 20s

First aid kits are a must have for every home, especially those with young children, injuries can happen anytime and anywhere.  From the minor ailment to the more serious injury a first aid kit can help reduce the risk of infection or the severity of the injury.

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