When you need medical help fast but it is not an emergency, visit 111.nhs.uk or call the NHS free phone number 111.

The service operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

If you contact NHS 111, you will be assessed, given advice and, if needed, directed to the most appropriate local health services. 

Contact 111 if:

  • you need an NHS urgent care service
  • you don’t know who to call for medical help
  • you need information about a health issue.

If it is an emergency and someone needs help to save their life, call 999.