Partners and Links

Links to organisations which work alongside the Royal Life Saving Society throughout the Commonwealth, and to useful and interesting groups, reports and statistics.

The Commonwealth Secretariat provides guidance on policy making, technical assistance and advisory services to Commonwealth member countries. It supports governments to help achieve sustainable, inclusive and equitable development.

International Life Saving Federation is the world authority for drowning prevention, lifesaving and lifesaving sport. ILS leads, supports and collaborates with national and international organisations engaged in drowning prevention, water safety, water rescue, lifesaving, lifeguarding and lifesaving sport.

The World Health Organisation Global Report on Drowning highlights that 372,000 people drown worldwide each year. Drowning is among the ten leading causes of death for children and young people in every region of the world. The report sets out the evidence showing a range of effective drowning prevention strategies, and makes a number of recommendations for concrete measures to be taken by national and local governments.

Laerdal Medical are a world leading provider of training, educational and therapy products for lifesaving and emergency medical care.

Speedo through their Swim Generation initiative, Speedo support many drowning prevention projects within the UK and internationally.  Through support from Speedo we are able to offer the RLSS/Speedo small grants scheme to our member branches

RNLI has an international team who are a leader within the drowning prevention sector in raising awareness, coordinating research and testing interventions.