You can call NHS 111 when you need medical help fast but it's not a 999 emergency. It's a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.
The NHS 111 service is staffed by a team of fully trained advisers, supported by experienced nurses and paramedics. They will ask you questions to assess your symptoms, then give you the healthcare advice you need or direct you straight to the local service that can help you best.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, every day. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. You can also go online to 111.nhs.uk.
Call NHS 111 if: