September 7, 2023

Nearly 1 in 2 adults in England do not feel confident in spotting signs of a heart attack

A new survey published today by NHS England has revealed a lack of confidence among the public in recognising the symptoms of a heart attack, with nearly half (45%) of adults saying they were not confident they could recognise the signs, rising to over half (51%) in those aged over 55 – who are more at risk.

Furthermore, over a third (36%) claimed they would not call 999 if they or a loved one were experiencing chest pain – the most common symptom of a heart attack.

Read more – NHSE (2/9/23)

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