First Aid For A Heart Attack

Key skill: Ensure they are sitting and call 999 immediately

  • The person may have persistent, vice-like chest pain, which may spread to their arms, neck, jaw, back or stomach.
  • Make sure they are in a position that is comfortable for them (e.g. sit them on the floor, leaning against a wall or chair).
  • Give them constant reassurance while waiting for the ambulance.