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Chest Pain

What to do if you have chest pain?
If you have chest pain you must seek medical advice.

Contact your General Practitioner. If your Doctor can not be contacted immediately then you should ring an Ambulance.

Dial 000 in South Australia or the appropriate emergency number for your state or territory
You will be asked which service you require – Ambulance, Fire or Police

Nominate Ambulance
You will need to tell them your address and the nearest corner
State that the patient has chest pain
Stay with the patient and place them in a semi-reclining position while awaiting the ambulance

It is advisable to use an Ambulance if in the metropolitan area, and not drive the patient yourself

IF YOU HAVE CHEST PAIN CALL AN AMBULANCE - DO NOT DRIVE

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