Why should you get medical alert jewellery?
A medical ID provides information which could save your life in an emergency. With medical conditions, drug and food allergies, prescribed medicines and emergency contacts engraved onto the surface, a medical ID bracelet or necklace guides paramedics and doctors in making sure that you receive quick and relevant treatment.
Why is it a good idea to have medical alert jewellery?
In an emergency you may be unable to speak for yourself, meaning that a medical alert bracelet or necklace protects you by speaking for you. It is very important as lack of information about medical conditions can be very dangerous.
Who should wear medical alert jewellery?
People who have a wide range of conditions are encouraged to wear medical alert jewellery in order to guide healthcare professionals in an emergency. For example people who have:
Where can you get medical alert jewellery from?
All of these websites sell Medical alert jewellery:
Universal Medical ID
The ID Band Company
Medical alert jewlery is also available from some high street jewellers – it is worth asking in your local shops and high street.