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)
  • Mental health crisis where someone’s life is at risk – for example, they have seriously injured themselves, taken an overdose or if you do not feel you can keep yourself or someone else safe

I have none of these