Accident and Emergency Adults

Northern General Hospital.
Herries Rd, Sheffield S5 7AU. Open 24 hours, 365 days a year.

999 and Accident and Emergency department, also known as the Emergency Department or Casualty, should only be used for emergencies which are life threatening. In all other cases other urgent care services should be used or if you are in any doubt please call 111 for advice.

An emergency is a critical or life-threatening situation and can include someone suffering:

  • loss of consciousness
  • an acute confused state
  • fits that aren't stopping
  • chest pain
  • breathing difficulties
  • severe bleeding that can't be stopped
  • severe allergic reactions
  • severe burns or scalds

For children (aged under 16) there is an Accident and Emergency Department at Sheffield Children’s Hospital – click here