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When to call the number 118

In all the situations where it could be the risk for life or people’ safety as:

  • difficulty (or lack) of breathing
  • chest pain
  • prolonged loss of consciousness (the person cannot speak or is not responding)
  • trauma and wounds with evident bleeding
  • accident (domestic, road, sporting, agricultural, industrial)
  • difficulty in speaking or difficulty/ inability to use one or both limbs on the same side
  • signs of suffocation, poisoning, drowning or burns.