I have an emergency
An emergency is an imminently life-threatening
condition. In this situation please dial 999 and
ask for an emergency ambulance. Please do not
call 999 if the condition is not considered life-threatening.
Chest pains and Heart attack symptoms
No two people are the same and symptoms
can vary from person to person. They can
vary from severe pain in the centre of
your chest, to having mild chest
discomfort that makes you feel generally
unwell. Other symptoms may accompany the
chest pain or discomfort.
If you, or anyone around you,
experience these symptoms, do not ignore
them. Phone 999 for an ambulance
The sooner you get treatment the greater
your chances of survival.
Llink to YouTube 'watch
your own heart attack' video.
Stroke - Act 'FAST'
If you think
someone may be having a stroke it is
important to respond very quickly. The
sooner they receive treatment, the
greater the chance of survival and
- Has their face
fallen on one side, can they smile?
- Can they raise their
arms and keep them there?
- Is their speech
- Now time to call 999
if you see a single one of these signs.
NHS Act Fast page
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