Chest Pain Callouts Due to Spike

February 21, 2024 8:15 am in by
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Fresh figures show that there is due to be an increase, during the hotter months, in people calling 000 for ambulance services in relation to chest pains.

With Bendigo set for more hot weather this week, it’s a timely reminder to look after our health.

The city’s heading for 32 today and 37 tomorrow with an extreme fire danger rating.

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Ziad Nehme from Ambulance Victoria says chest pain makes up around ten per cent of callouts during the heat.