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Emergency

Emergencies


What to do in an emergency?


In a medical emergency, please ring 000 and ask for an ambulance. As an example, the following symptoms should be considered as an emergency situation:


1.     Chest pain, or sudden onset shortness of breath.  Symptoms of heart attack may include pain, pressure, heaviness or tightness in one or more parts of the upper body including chest, neck, jaw, arm(s), shoulder(s) or back in combination with other symptoms such as nausea, shortness of breath, dizziness or a cold sweat.


2.     Weakness of one side of face, body, one arm or leg or slurred speech which might be signs of a stroke


3.     Unexplained collapse or seizure


4.     Head injury with loss of consciousness, loss of memory, nausea or vomiting


5.     It the matter is less pressing, but still urgent, seek medical attention right away.


During Century Health Care’s opening hours, you can attend our medical centre for your medical care to be assessed by our practice doctors.


If Century Health Care is closed, you can attend a hospital Emergency Department for your urgent medical care.


If you are very unwell, please do not to drive the car.