NHS 111 on 111
NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help – wherever you are and whatever the time.
You should use the NHS 111 service if:
- You need medical help fast, but its not a 999 emergency
- You think you need to go to A&E or another NHS urgent care service;
- You don’t know who to call for medical help or you don’t have a GP to call; or
- You require health information or reassurance about what to do next.
For immediate life-threatening emergencies, call 999
You can ring the 111 number 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Calls from landlines and mobile phones are free.
The Ambulance Service
If your query is related directly to a life-threatening or emergency situation, you should telephone 999 immediately and ask for an ambulance.