This was forwarded to me: I think it's a really good idea, especially
given the recent events.
East Anglian (UK) Ambulance Service have launched a national "In case of
Emergency (ICE)" campaign with the support of Falklands war hero Simon
Weston and in association with Vodafone's annual life savers award.
The idea is that you store the word "ICE" in your mobile phone address
book, and against it enter the number of the person you would want to be
contacted "In Case of Emergency". In an emergency situation ambulance
and hospital staff will then be able to quickly find out who your next
of kin are and be able to contact them.
It's so simple - everyone can do it. Please do.
Will you also forward this to everybody in your address book, it won't
take too many
forwards' before everybody will know about this. It really could save a
I spose it only kinda applies to the UK users, but you never know! Someone in the USA might kick it off!