Get the care you need
Choosing the right service when you are unwell or injured helps you to get the care you need as soon as possible.听It also reduces pressure听on emergency services, freeing them up to help those who need it most.
Life-threatening emergencies call 999
Call 999 and attend an Emergency Department听in a medical emergency, when someone is seriously ill or injured and their life is at risk.
Non-life-threatening emergencies call 111
For other non-life-threatening emergencies you may听be more appropriately treated elsewhere.听Below is a brief explanation of the different services available.
NHS 111听can help听if you have an urgent medical problem and you鈥檙e not sure what to do.听It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.听