When We Are Closed
If you need medical help fast but it’s not an emergency call 111.
NHS 111 is the number to call when you need medical help fast but it’s not a life-threatening emergency.
Calls to 111 are FREE from landlines and mobiles and the service is available 24/7, every day of the year
When to call 111
You should call 111 when:
- You think you need to go to A&E or to another NHS urgent care service
- Your GP surgery is closed and you need healthcare advice
- You don’t know who to call for medical help.
Click here for more information about NHS 111
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.