NHS 111 has been introduced to make it easier for you to access local healthcare services in England. You can use NHS 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.
You can access NHS 111 24 hours a day, 365 days a year either online or via phone.
NHS 111 Online
To access NHS 111 online, visit 111.nhs.uk and follow the on screen instructions.
NHS 111 Phone Service
Alternatively, you can call 111 from a mobile or landline for free.
NHS Walk-in Centres are open 7 days a week and an appointment is not necessary. For your nearest NHS Walk-in Centre visit the NHS Direct website.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.