Emergency Text SMS

Just a reminder to anyone suffering shortness of breath to register their mobile phones with the emergency services so if you don't have the breath to speak you can communicate by text message.


It 's a good service, but worth having a template/draft message with ambulance, name, dob, postcode, house name/number, severe asthma attack, on your own, meds. In my experience, if they need more info they text back.

Stay safe. SK

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  • What a great idea SK. Thanks for the link. Hope you are keeping as well as you can be. Take care xxxxx

  • Thanks Sassy

    I hope everyone has registered with their utility providers that they are 'vulnerable' customers and will therefor get priority treat ment?

  • Thanks mum!

    Not so easy on my phone.

    I appreciate any help LOL

  • Thankyou mrsmummy. No use to me, for one thing I don't use a mobile phone. but certainly if you are hard of hearing, deaf or speech impaired it's a great thing.

    "The emergencySMS service lets deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people in the UK send an SMS text message to the UK 999 "

  • What a useful thing to know,thankyou so much. I am now going to register on itxxx😊 Bernadette 😊

  • Thanks, dunnit.

  • Didn't know about that so many thanks for great info.

  • If you google ' What to do if you need to call 999 but can't talk ' ....you can find instructions on what to do.

    There is a Silent Solution mentioned

    Thanks for the link SK and Mrs Mummy.

  • That's really useful SK - particularly with those of us using a mobile phone! I'll write a text on my phone's notepad right away. Thanks. P

  • I have just signed up . Thankyouxxx😊 Bernadette

  • Thank you so much. I never had heard of it so will Join today Sokrackers and mrsmummy .

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