A&E 999

Updated on 21st January 2013 at 3:28 pm

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A&E or 999 – for health emergencies
Use the 999 service for serious health emergencies which include:

  • a major accident
  • broken bones
  • breathing problems
  • severe chest pains
  • unconsciousness
  • suspected stroke
  • severe blood loss

There are accident and emergencies (A&E) services available at North Tyneside General Hospital in North Shields and at the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) in Newcastle.