If you need emergency medical attention, call the Bucks County Emergency
Medical Service number “911”.
TO REACH THE LOWER BUCKS HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM, FOLLOW THE BLUE “H”
HOSPITAL DIRECTIONAL SIGNS.
Lower Bucks Hospital emergency care services are here for you 24 hours
a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year
Take comfort in knowing that the emergency care team at Lower Bucks Hospital
is here for you when you need us most to provide compassionate care as
quickly as possible. Our team of specially trained physicians, nurses
and technicians, using the most advanced protocols and technology, is
available around the clock.
Lower Bucks Hospital Emergency Department strives to have the shortest
wait times of any hospital in the Suburban Philadelphia area. Your time
to see our highly qualified medical staff will be measured in minutes
We also are fully equipped to serve ambulatory elderly patients as well
as patients with complex diseases who require emergency care. Our teams
are also able to consult with members of other specialized teams in the
hospital to better assess, diagnose and care for you or your loved one.
Lower Bucks Hospital Emergency Department is staffed by board-certified
physicians and staff with extensive training in emergency medicine. Our
nursing staff consists of highly trained and certified emergency nurses
and emergency department technicians.
What is a medical emergency?
CALL 911 if you or someone with you may be experiencing any of these symptoms that
require immediate medical attention:
- Severe stomach and abdominal pains: with or without blood in vomit or stool,
fever, injury or difficulty breathing.
- Chest pain or difficulty breathing could include: pain, heaviness, or pressure
in the chest, pain down the arms, back, jaw, neck, or upper abdomen, nausea,
vomiting, shortness of breath, breaking out in a cold sweat and extreme fatigue.
- High fever: especially with stiff neck, mental confusion or difficulty
- Severe headache.
- Shortness of breath.
- Any weakness or concern for a stroke: Face drooping, arm and leg weakness
or numbness, speech difficulty, confusion, and change in mental status.
- Injuries and accidents: especially loss of consciousness or fainting, head
injury, broken bones, major trauma.
- Wound that will not stop bleeding.
- Inability to urinate.
- Suicidal or homicidal feelings.
Call 911 if you think you or someone else is experiencing a medical emergency.
Why choose Lower Bucks Hospital for your emergency care?
We evaluate and treat life-threatening and less severe emergencies quickly
Our emergency medical specialists collaborate with every medical and surgical
area of expertise. Critically ill or injured patients and patients requiring
intensive care are always given priority.
What to expect?
Our main goal at Lower Bucks Emergency Department is to evaluate for emergent
medical conditions and help stabilize them. We strive to provide reassurance
to help you feel better.
One way we can do that is to let you know what to expect while you are
here. We hope that this information helps make your visit easier.