Guidelines for dealing with an Incident or Accident

Information on dealing with an incident or accident, and contact details for local hospitals and doctors.

Details of local hospitals can be found on the information below together with telephone numbers.

Stay calm but act swiftly and observe the situation .

Is there a risk of further injury?

Listen to what the injured person is saying.

Alert the qualified First Aider who should take appropriate action for minor injuries.

In the event of an injury requiring specialist treatment, call the emergency services – 999.

The telephone number for non-emergency NHS services is 111 or see NHS Choices

Deal with the rest of the group and ensure that they are adequately supervised and safe.

Do not move someone with major injuries.

Wait for the emergency medics.

Contact the injured person’s parent / carer / guardian.

Complete an Incident / Accident Report Form


  • Leeds General Infirmary

    Facilities: Accident & Emergency Distance 6 Miles Address: Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3EX Telephone: 0113 243 2799

  • Wharfedale Hospital

    Facilities: Minor Injuries Unit Distance 10 Miles Address: Newall Carr Rd, Otley,  LS21 2LY Telephone: 01943 465522