NHS 111

NHS 111 can help if you think you need medical help right now.

You can get help from NHS 111:

They can direct you to the best place to get help if you cannot contact your GP during the day, or when your GP is closed (out-of-hours). 

Depending on what you need, you might be advised to:

  • Look after yourself safely at home
  • See a pharmacist for help with a minor illness
  • Contact your own GP surgery
  • Get urgent specialist support, for dental or mental health problems
  • Book a call back from a nurse
  • See an evening and weekend GP (out-of-hours GP)
  • Go to an urgent treatment centre
  • Call 999 or go to A&E in an emergency

For more information on the NHS 111 service, please visit: When to use NHS 111 online or call 111 – NHS (www.nhs.uk).