You should call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation. There are plans to replace our out-of-hours number with the 111 number.
www.nhs.uk is the official website of the NHS in England, it provides a health information service and lets you find, choose and compare health, support and social care services in England. It also publishes reviews and ratings across health and social care services.