ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY (A&E) or 999.
You should only attend A&E with the most serious, life or limb threatening emergencies and only dial 999 if you think you need an emergency ambulance. Symptoms of serious illness include:
- Life threatening choking
- Chest pain
- Blacking out
- Severe blood loss
- Severe breathing difficulty
- Severe injury
- Broken bones (where the bone sticks out or severe deformity)
- Large/deep cuts
- Stab wounds
- Severe burns
A&E is for real emergencies. If you are in doubt Talk before you walk and ring NHS 111.
Depending on where you live in East Riding, the nearest A&E departments for East Riding of Yorkshire residents are: