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Emergency care

A&E departments assess and treat patients with serious injuries or illnesses. You should visit A&E or call 999 for life-threatening emergencies, such as:

  • - loss of consciousness

  • - acute confused state and fits that are not stopping

  • - persistent, severe chest pain

  • - breathing difficulties

  • - severe bleeding that cannot be stopped

If you need an ambulance call 999, the emergency phone number in the UK.

You can also dial 112, which is the ambulance number throughout the European Union.

Major A&E departments offer access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, although not all hospitals have an A&E department. 

Emergency children's care

Ealing Hospital has a 24/7 Urgent Care Centre. It doesn't have a children's A&E. 

In a life-threatening emergency call 999. 

If it is not a life-threatening situation but it is urgent, you should go to Ealing Hospital’s Urgent Care Centre. Alternatively, you can visit or call your GP, or call NHS 111. 

What is the difference between 'urgent' and 'emergency' care? Read our leaflet here.

Where is my closest A&E?

Ealing Hospital
Uxbridge Road
UB1 3HW 

West Middlesex Hospital
Twickenham Road
TW7 6AF 

Northwick Park Hospital
Watford Road