First aid and emergency apps

The following first aid and emergency apps have been reviewed.

App  Description

AED Locations app

    
An app to help you quickly locate the nearest AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) to your current location, in New Zealand. Read more about AED Locations app

First Aid & Emergency app 

 

An app by NZ Red Cross for anyone wanting information on how to deal with common first aid scenarios and emergency situations. Read more about First Aid & Emergency app 

GoodSAM

An app which alerts people to suspected cardiac arrests happening close to them, so that they can assist before emergency services get to them. GoodSAM stands for Good Smartphone Activated Medics. Read more about GoodSAM

St John NZ CPR & AED app 

  

An app for anyone wanting to do CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) or information on how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator. Read more about St John NZ CPR & AED app 

Other apps that may be of interest

The following New Zealand apps may also be useful in emergency situations. 
Note: these apps have not been reviewed by Health Navigator.

App  Description
Hazards - Red Cross

An app to help you and your family prepare and respond to hazards in New Zealand, such as earthquakes, storms, etc. Users can receive disaster alerts, send out 'I am safe messages', etc
Coastguard NZ

An app to help you stay safe in the water if you are planning a day out on the boat. Users can log a trip, check weather conditions, and get live weather updates.

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