Burns first aid – Cool, Call, Cover

Cool, call and cover

      • Cool the burn with running cool tap water for 20 minutes and remove all clothing and jewellery.
      • Call for help – 999, 111 or your local GP for advice.
      • Cover with cling film while transferring to a hospital/GP surgery.

The hospital/GP should apply a sterile dressing. Cling film should not be left on a burn for more than a few hours and only while wounds are being assessed by health professionals.

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