111 is the free NHS non-emergency number.
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:
here for more information about how NHS 111 can help you.
If you have a cough, cold, headache or
other minor ailment try treating yourself at home first.
that self-care for common conditions can help free up our
GPs’ time, making it easier to get an appointment when
you have a more serious condition.
Your Pharmacist's Can Help To
Pharmacists are highly trained health
professionals and can give you confidential health advice
for a range of common illnesses and complaints.
Don’t wait for a GP appointment
for coughs, colds, aches and pains. Just call your local pharmacy
a call or drop in – there’s no need to make an
Your pharmacists can also help you decide
if you need to see a doctor or nurse.
here for more information about how pharmacies can help you.
A&E is for life-threatening accidents
and emergencies only. Before you go there, ask yourself, “Is
it a real emergency?”
Website updated on Friday
29th October 2021