In a life-threatening situation, call 999 for an ambulance.

If you need medical help in situations that are not life-threatening, there are a number of options for you to consider to ensure the seriously ill and/or injured receive the quickest response possible.

These include:

Dialling 999 for an ambulance can be very stressful, but please consider the options above if the condition of the patient seems to be non-life threatening. You never know, your actions can help provide the help for somebody who really needs it.