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NHS App help and support

Urgent advice: 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, cannot 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 will not stop
  • severe injuries - or deep cuts after a serious accident
  • seizure (fit) - someone is shaking or jerking because of a fit, or is unconscious (cannot be woken up)


Your record may contain sensitive information. If someone is pressuring you for this information, contact your surgery immediately.

Page last reviewed: 3 April 2020
Next review due: 17 December 2020