NHS 111 Service
You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it’s not a life-threatening situation.
Call 111 if:
- you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency
- you think you need to go to A&E or need another NHS urgent care service
- you don’t know who to call or you don’t have a GP to call
- you need health information or reassurance about what to do next
NHS 111 is also available ONLINE - click HERE.
If you have difficulties communicating or hearing, you can call 18001 111 on a textphone, or use the NHS 111 BSL service by clicking HERE.
Accident & Emergency department
If you have an accident or injury which needs urgent medical attention, such as:
- broken bone/s
- acute confused state and fits that are not stopping
- severe bleeding that cannot be stopped
- severe allergic reactions (such as anaphylaxis)
- major trauma (such as a road traffic collision)
- severe burns or scalds
ONLY in genuine emergency call 999
Dial 999 immediately for emergencies such as:
- chest pains
- breathing problems
- major trauma (such as a stabbing, shooting, or a fall from height)
- other serious illness or injury where someone's life is at risk