In an Emergency

Hospital emergency departments are open 24 hours a day, however before you go it is important to check it is the right place for you to be treated.

A&E is for serious injury, illness or an emergency requiring immediate treatment including:

  • Life or limb-threatening injuries
  • Serious head injuries
  • Chest pain
  • Severe stomach pains
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Broken limbs
  • Choking
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Acute confused state or fits that are not stopping

For current waiting times, please visit Cheltenham General Hospital and Gloucester Royal.

If it is a life-threatening emergency, phone 999