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HELP! Who do I call?

Examples of a LIFE-THREATENING MEDICAL EMERGENCY

 

- Serious illness or injury

- Life is threatened

- Loss of consciousness

- Confusion

- Fits that won’t stop

- Persistent, severe chest pain

- Breathing difficulties

- Severe bleeding

- Severe allergic reactions

- Severe burns/scalds

- Heart attack

- Stroke

- Major trauma – e.g. accident, assault or head injury

 

Call 999

 

For a NON-LIFE-THREATENING EMERGENCY:

- Self-care at home

- NHS 111

- Pharmacist

- GP

- Minor Injury Unit at Bideford Hospital

- Make your own way to A&E at the North Devon District Hospital

 

Further information is available by clicking HERE at the NHS Choices website


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