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Date: 28 July 2017
Accident and Emergency
Accident and Emergency is for genuine medical emergencies only. There are many other options for various medical situations. See the following link for more information.
The Emergency Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham is a Major Trauma Centre and the place to come if you have life-threatening injuries, such as:
- loss of consciousness
- severe chest pain
- severe bleeding
- severe burn or scald
- severe allergic reaction
- trouble breathing
- suspected broken bone
The Emergency Department does not:
- treat patients under 16 years of age, except in life-threatening situations (contact Birmingham Children’s Hospital – see link below)
- have facilities for mental health emergencies (advice is available from Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation trust – see link below)
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