If you need medical help fast, but it isn’t a 999 emergency, you can call NHS 111 by dialling 111.
Medically trained staff will assess you, provide advice and direct you straight away to the local service that can help you best.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and calls are free, including from mobiles.
You can also visit 111 online for further advice.
111 online can tell you:
- where to get help for your symptoms, if you’re not sure what to do
- how to find general health information and advice
- where to get an emergency supply of your prescribed medicine
- how to get a repeat prescription.