IMG_0855_edited-1Call A&E immediately if the patient is experiencing the following:

  • New stroke symptoms
  • Severe chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Major injuries and broken bones
  • Bruises and/or open wounds
  • Heavy bleeding (e.g. bloody vomit or nose bleed)
  • Sudden severe or growing abdominal pain
  • Deteriorating consciousness level, sudden confusion
  • Sudden severe headache
  • High temperature of more than 38 °C in children under the age of three months
  • Sudden allergic reaction
  • Overdose or other toxic shock
  • Eye injury

Urgent cases

If the patient’s condition is not life-threatening but requires urgent examination and treatment, call the A&E telephone helpline on +358 116 117.

Less serious and non-urgent cases

  • Patients who require treatment within two or three days are treated at local health centres or at the hospital’s out-of-hours health centre.

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