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Life threatening conditions

Always dial 999 for life-threatening conditions such as



  • Severe chest pain

  • Severe difficulty in breathing

  • Unconsciousness

  • Severe loss of blood

  • Severe burns or scalds

  • Choking

  • Suspected stroke

  • Fitting or concussion

  • Drowning

  • Severe allergic reactions


... And if you're not sure, for advice on health conditions and the availability of local services, you can dial NHS24 on 111 at any time, day or night. The nearest Casualty Department is at the New Royal Infirmary, Little France.


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