A&E or 999

Is it an emergency?

If you’re in a life-threatening or serious situation you may need to call 999 for an ambulance or, if it is safe for you to do so, visit the Emergency Department at Harrogate District Hospital independently. Examples of emergency situations are:

  • Severe chest pains
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Serious head injury
  • Severe burn/scald
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Suspected broken bones or dislocation
  • Severe stomach ache that cannot be treated by over-the-counter remedies
  • Deep wounds
  • Overdose or poisoning

If a person has numbness or weakness down one side and/or has problems understanding what you are saying or has new problems with their speech

The Emergency Department is open 24/7 throughout the year.

Harrogate District Hospital, Lancaster Park Rd, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 7SX