NHS 111 is much more than a helpline – if you’re worried about an urgent medical concern call 111 to speak to a fully trained advisor.
Depending on the situation, they can find out which local service can help you, connect you to a nurse, emergency dentist, pharmacist or GP and arrange a face-to-face appointment if they think you need one or they can help you get self-care advice.
NHS 111 Online
NHS 111 online uses the same clinical algorithms as the 111 phone service, taking you through questions about your symptoms to receive tailored advice on what to do next and where to go.
You can access NHS 111 online on a smartphone, tablet or computer - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – and if needed you will be connected to a nurse, emergency dentist or GP.
This new way to access NHS 111 provides you with another convenient way to get the right help or advice when you need it.
Whether over the phone or online, NHS 111 will ensure that you get the right care, from the right person, as quickly as possible.
So, if you think you need urgent medical help, call NHS 111 or visit 111.nhs.uk. ‘Help Us Help You’ know what to do.