999 or your hospital's A&E Department

kwttt 999SUSPECTED STROKE
OR HEART ATTACK.
SERIOUS ILLNESS
OR INJURY.

TURN TO 999.
OR YOUR HOSPITAL’S A & E DEPARTMENT.

The Scottish Ambulance Service and Accident and Emergency departments provide care for people with symptoms of serious illness or who have been badly injured.

When you call 999 the Scottish Ambulance Service will respond with the most appropriate help for your situation.

Of all the NHS services, 999 and A&E are services that should only be used for serious illnesses or injuries.

This means that essential treatment is given to those who need it as quickly as possible.

A&E Departments are located at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary, Dumfries and at Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer.

For further information on when to call 999 and what happens when you do call, .