NHS ‘111’ is the number to call for patients requiring medical advice when it’s less urgent than 999.
Calls to NHS 111 from landlines and mobile phones are FREE and the service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to respond to health care needs when:
• you need medical help fast, but it’s not a 999 emergency
• you don’t know who to call for medical help or you don’t have a GP to call
• you think you need to go to A&E or another emergency care service, or
• you require health information or reassurance about what to do next
Calls to NHS 111 are handled by a team of highly trained call advisors, supported by experienced doctors and nurses who use a database of all health care services available to people in Hull.