NHS 111 is a new service being introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services when you need medical help quickly. The service is open for 24 hours a day, every day and is free to call from both landlines and mobiles. You should call 111 if:
It's not a 999 emergency
You think you need to go to A&E
You don't think you can wait for an appointment with your GP
You don't know who to call for medical help
If you have difficulties communicating or hearing, you can use the NHS 111 service through a textphone by calling 18001 111.