UK Telephone Numbers and Codes

NHS Non-Emergency Number

111 is the number to access local NHS healthcare services in England and Scotland. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

You should call 111 if:

Calls to the 111 service are free from landlines and mobile phones.

This service has replaced NHS Direct (0845 46 47) in England. The final areas changed to 111 during February 2014.

In Wales, the NHS Direct service continues to be delivered by calling 0845 46 47, as before. The telephone number is expected to change to 111 by mid-2017.

In Scotland, the service is delivered by NHS 24. Their 0845 424 2424 telephone number changed to 111 in April 2014.