• Then check their mouth to see if there's
anything in there and if there is: If you can, pick the object out
carefully with your fingertips ‒ take care not to push it further
• If they're still choking, call 999 or 112 for an
• Once you’ve called an ambulance, continue
steps 2 and 3 (back blows and chest thrusts) until
what’s in there has cleared, help arrives, or they become
• If they become unresponsive at
any stage, open their airway and check their breathing.
• If they’re not breathing, start CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation ‒
chest compressions and rescue breaths) to try to release whatever’s
stuck in there - follow the instructions for treating someone who
is unresponsive and not breathing.