It can take only
5 minutes...

for someone to
bleed to death...

from a knife wound.

It takes an ambulance...

an average of 7 minutes
to reach them.

Would you know
what to do?

Download the KnifeSavers app

The KnifeSavers app, the only tool worth carrying.


Learn how to control major bleeding from knife wounds, with instructions from specialist trauma surgeons, doctors and nurses.


The techniques on bleeding control are presented in a straightforward, no frills visual style. The app can be used in a real time emergency situation, where a step by step guide shows you how to control major bleeding.

One in four victims were men aged 18 -24

The number of knife-related homicides went from 272 in 2007 to 186 in 2015. Since then it's risen every year, with a steep increase in 2017-18, when there were 285 killings, the highest figure since 1946.

Who are KnifeSavers?

KnifeSavers is a not-for-profit organisation, aiming to empower and educate the general public to deal with life threatening bleeding caused by knife injuries, through our specialist ‘Bleeding Control Kits”, national education programme, and our step-by-step smartphone app.



Deaths due to knife crimes have increased by 36% since 2011

How to control
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