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999

For:

  • SUSPECTED STROKE OR HEART ATTACK
  • SERIOUS ILLNESS OR INJURY

The Scottish Ambulance Service and Accident and Emergency departments provide care for people with

  • symptoms of serious illness or
  • who have been badly injured.

When you call 999 the Scottish Ambulance Service will respond with the most appropriate help for your situation.

999 and A&E should only be used for serious illnesses or injuries.

This means that essential treatment is given to those who need it as quickly as possible.

A&E Departments in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde region:

Use our postcode finder to see which is the right one for you. 

A&E services for the area served by the Vale of Leven hospital are provided at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley.

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