An emergency is a situation where someone is experiencing a loss of consciousness, heavy bleeding, suspected broken bones, chest pain, breathing difficulties, an overdose, has swallowed something harmful, poisoning or has a deep wound.
If the situation is life threatening go to your nearest accident and emergency hospital or call 999.
Find out more about what to do in an emergency on the NHS Choices website – www.nhs.uk
Northern General Hospital; Herries Road, Sheffield, S5 7AU
Sheffield Children’s Hospital; Western Bank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2TH
An emergency eye care service is available at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital;
Opening times: Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri: 08:15 – 16:30 and Thurs: 08:15 – 15:00
Please note: Children under 16 will no longer be seen at the Eye Casualty at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital.
Children requiring emergency eye treatment should instead be taken to the Sheffield Children’s Hospital Emergency Department which is fully equipped to deal with children with eye problems.
For all dental queries and emergencies, please call 111 for advice.