If you are unsure of which NHS service to use if you need urgent or emergency medical help please follow the links below:
NHS 111 service
NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.
NHS 999 service
Call 999 in a medical emergency. This is when someone is seriously ill or injured and their life is at risk.
Using the Accident and Emergency service
An A&E department (also known as emergency department or casualty) deals with genuine life-threatening emergencies
When to use an Urgent Treatment Centre
You can go to an urgent treatment centre (UTC) if you need urgent medical attention, but it’s not a life-threatening situation. They are open at least 12 hours a day, every day.
Locate your nearest urgent care service
Remember for minor ailments you can visit your local pharmacy – found out more on our Who Should I see page here