Allergic Reaction (Severe)
- Call an Ambulance on 111 if the patient:
- has difficulty breathing
- has a red itchy rash or swelling of the chest and back or the face and throat
- Check if the patient has prescribed medication for anaphylaxis
- Have the patient rest in a comfortable position until the Ambulance arrives
An ice-pack can be made by wrapping a bag of frozen peas (or similar) in a pillowcase or tea-towel.
If you are transporting someone to the Doctor for an emergency - phone ahead so the medical staff can be better prepared for your arrival. Check our opening hours.
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