111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
Call 111 if:
For emergencies, continue to call 999.
- It's not an emergency
- you don't know who to call or you don't have a GP to call
- you need health information or reassurance about what to do next
NHS 111 offers a video relay service that allows you to make a video call to a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter. Click here for more information.
You can also communicate with NHS 111 using Typetalk or Textphone by ringing 18001 111. A typetalk relay assistant will automatically join the call.