If your situation is life threatening please phone 999.
We are not an emergency service but do try to offer advice as available
CALL AN AMBULANCE
DO NOT MOVE THE PATIENT IF
IF THE PATIENT IS NOT SERIOUSLY ILL OR INJURED
WHEN TO SEEK URGENT MEDICAL ATTENTION
If the patient is unconscious but breathing
HOW TO RECOGNISE SEVERE CHEST PAIN OR A HEART ATTACK
WHAT TO DO IF THE PAIN DOES NOT EASE
HOW TO RECOGNISE MEDICAL SHOCK
IF UNCONSCIOUS BUT BREATHING
Apply large quantities of cold water to the affected area as soon as possible and maintain this until the pain subsides. This may take as long as 15 minutes! If the skin is unbroken but blistered, apply a loose, dry dressing. If the burn is larger than four or five inches in diameter or if the skin is broken, consult your doctor as soon as possible.
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