Lions Club have introduced a free card to hold all your medical information.

The credit card sized concertina card which, when kept inside your wallet or handbag, provides a contact name and other essential information to the Emergency Services about illnesses, and allergies etc. from which you may suffer.

The card which is being called 'Message In a Wallet' is to help hospitals immediately have your correct information, especially in situation where you could be unresponsive.

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Lion Clubs International's mission is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions Clubs.

The Amersham & Chesham Lions Club concentrates on improving the quality of life in and around both towns whilst also helping to provide immediate and sustained relief in times of disaster across the world.

The club also contributes to international emergency and ongoing relief programmes.

The club meet at the Amersham Community Centre every second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

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To request your free Message In A Wallet please contact Chiltern District Council and South Bucks District Council’s joint Community Safety Team on 01494 586583 or via email at

You must be a Chiltern or South Bucks to receive one.