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If you find somebody who's suffering, or you think is suffering from a heart attack, the important thing to do is to call the emergency services. In the UK alone, the British Heart Foundation state that on average, someone is admitted to hospital every five minutes due to a heart attack, so any chest pain should not be disregarded, but treated effectively.

Common signs and symptoms of a heart attack include chest pain that lasts more than a few minutes, pain which spreads to their arms, back, neck and stomach, and an unexplained shortness of breath. Sit them down and make sure that their back is supported, this could be against a fence, wall, tree or goalpost.

Bring their knees up towards their chest and lean them forward slightly, this is called the heart attack position, but you may also hear it being called the ‘W’ position and this opens up the thoracic cavity which puts less pressure on the heart. This is also the reason why we do not lay the person down and raise their legs, as this will only put more strain on the heart. If you have an aspirin in an Aspod, feel free to offer it, but don’t force-feed it to them if they say no. When they are in the W position, keep talking to them and get the emergency services there as soon as possible.