If you experience any chest tightness/discomfort/pain, or symptoms similar to your Heart Attack/previous Angina, please follow the instructions below:-

1. If your Chest Pain is unbearable Dial 999 for an ambulance

2. Otherwise –

  • Sit down and stay calm
  • If the pain does not ease after 30-60 seconds, take GTN (spray or tablets)
  • Wait 5 minutes

3. If the pain has gone – REST

  • If not repeat the GTN
  • Wait 5 more minutes

4. AFTER 10 MINUTES AND TWO GTN SPRAYS - IF YOU ARE STILL IN PAIN DIAL 999 FOR AN AMBULANCE – DO NOT WAIT ANY LONGER.