Royal Cornwall Hospital


Cornwall TR1 3LJ

For Life-Threatening Emergencies Call 999

© 2023 by Acute GP Service, CPFT. 

<12hrs post chest pain


If haemodynamically unstable, these patients may require a '999' ambulance.


Please perform an ECG - admit via 999 ambulance if this shows acute changes. e.g.:

  • ST elevation in two or more contiguous leads of >2mm in chest leads or >1mm in limb leads

  • or new Left Bundle Branch Block


If haemodynamically stable with none of the above ECG changes, please discuss these paitents with the Acute GP service.