Do you take medication for an existing medical condition?
Are you allergic to any particular drug?
If you were suddenly taken ill at home, who would have this information?
Early treatment can save lives.
Use the FREE Message in a Bottle scheme
The system is used to record information about you which would be needed by the Emergency Services, such as:
- Your full name
- Doctor’s address and telephone number
- Medical information
- Next of kin or friends to contact
- Your medication, allergies
- Even what pets need looking after
Simply enter the details on the form provided, pop the form in the bottle then put the bottle in your fridge. Stick the special Green Cross symbol provided on your front door so the emergency services will know! Easy!
You can pick up a FREE Message in a Bottle from any of these places:
- Any pharmacy
- Tesco Wokingham
- Morrisons supermarket
- Any library in Wokingham Borough
Royal Bershire Fire and Rescue Service are also offering them when they make house visits
The scheme is sponsored and organised by Lions Clubs in the United Kingdom and is FREE to the user.