Check it’s not an emergency

Call 999 now if you have:

  • Signs of a heart attackpain like a very tight band, heavy weight or squeezing in the centre of your chest
  • Signs of a strokeface drooping on one side, can’t hold both arms up, difficulty speaking
  • Severe difficulty breathinggasping, not being able to get words out, choking or lips turning blue
  • Heavy bleedingthat won’t stop
  • Severe injuriesor 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)