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.
Country of origin: New Zealand
Read more about First Aid & Emergency app 


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.
Country of origin: New Zealand
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.
Country of origin: New Zealand
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 Healthify.

App  Description
Hazards - Red Cross(external link)

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(external link)

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.

Related topics

NZ Health App Library
Consumer guide: how to choose a health app
Clinicians guide: how to choose a health app

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Disclaimer: Healthify’s app library is a free consumer service to help you decide whether a health app would be suitable for you. Our review process is independent. We have no relationship with the app developers or companies and no responsibility for the service they provide. This means that if you have an issue with one of the apps we have reviewed, you will need to contact the app developer or company directly.

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