Hillingdon A&E department is open 24/7 for serious injuries and illnesses. Please use A&E wisely so its doctors and nurses can focus on people with the most serious health needs.
Accident & Emergency units are for life-threatening emergencies including:
- Loss of consciousness
- Acute confused state and fits that are not stopping
- Persistent, severe chest pain
- Breathing difficulties
- Severe bleeding that cannot be stopped
For life threatening emergences always call 999.
If you need an ambulance call 999, the emergency phone number in the UK. You can also dial 112, which is the ambulance number throughout the European Union.
Trained advisers at NHS 111 can direct you to the right service for your needs. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
Local A&E departments
First Aid Apps
Useful free apps with advice on first aid:
- St Johns Ambulance (adults)
- British Red Cross (babies and children)
Search “first aid” in the Apple App Store and Google play.