Broken Bone

The information below gives you the key steps to helping a child who has broken a bone.


Step 1

Support the injury with cushions or items of clothing to prevent unnecessary movement.

Supporting the injury may give pain relief and prevent loss of future movement. If possible, support the limb above and below the injury.

Step 2

Call 999.

Step 3

Continue supporting the injury until help arrives.

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