Alert (Urgent)

The Emergency Department is for serious or life threatening illnesses or accidents

Think! Who can best help?

Welcome to Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre.

We hope you have a safe stay with us. What to do if you need medical help while on holiday:

If you or your loved ones aren't feeling well while you are in Blackpool, Wyre or Fylde find out which service is best placed to help you.

Self-care with the help of a local pharmacy could be your best option, always travel safe with a well-stocked first aid kit. Choose NHS111 for urgent health concerns or when you're unsure what to do.

Get the right care, first time with:

  • Signs of a heart attack - Chest pain, pressure, heaviness, tightness or squeezing across your ches
  • Signs of a stroke - Face dropping on one side, can't hold both arms up, difficulty speaking
  • Tried to end your life - By taking something or harming yourself
  • Severe difficulty breathing - Not being able to get words out, choking or gasping
  • Heavy bleeding - Spraying, pouring or enough to make a puddle
  • Severe injuries - After a serious accident
  • Seizure (fit) - Someone is shaking or jerking because of a fit, or is unconscious (can't be woken up)
  • Sudden, rapid swelling - Of the lips, mouth, throat or tongue

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