NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.
How NHS 111 works
You answer questions about your symptoms on the website, or by speaking to a fully trained adviser on the phone.
You can ask for a translator if you need one.
Depending on the situation you’ll:
- Find out what local service can help you.
- Be connected to a nurse, emergency dentist, pharmacist or GP.
- Get a face-to-face appointment if you need one.
- Be told how to get any medicine you need.
- Get self-care advice.
You can also get:
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you have difficulties communicating or hearing, you can: Call: 18001 111 on a textphone.
Use the NHS 111 British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter service if you’re deaf and want to use the phone service:
(BSL) Interpreter Service: interpreternow.co.uk_nhs111