NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.
You can get help online or on the phone and the service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
You answer questions about your symptoms on the website, or by speaking to a fully trained adviser on the phone.
To get help from NHS 111, you can:
- go to 111.nhs.uk (for people aged 5 and over only)
- call 111
Alternatively, you may wish to visit a local pharmacist.
If a health professional has given you a specific phone number to call when you are concerned about your condition, continue to use that number.
For immediate, life-threatening emergencies, continue to call 999.