Check it’s not an emergency

Call 999 now if you have:

  • Signs of a heart attack
    pain like a very tight band, heavy weight or squeezing in the centre of your chest
  • Signs of a stroke
    face drooping on one side, can’t hold both arms up, difficulty speaking
  • Severe difficulty breathing
    gasping, not being able to get words out, choking or lips turning blue
  • Heavy bleeding
    that won’t stop
  • Severe injuries
    or deep cuts after a serious accident
  • Seizure (fit)
    someone is shaking or jerking because of a fit, or is unconscious (can’t be woken up)