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)