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Nhs England

Call 111 when it's a concern, but less urgent than 999.

The NHS non-emergency number.

111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It's fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

 

If you’re Deaf and want to use the phone service, you can use the NHS 111 British Sign Language service available in your country:

You can also call 18001 111 on a textphone.

 

How NHS 111 works

You answer questions about your symptoms on the website, or by speaking to a fully trained adviser on the phone.

You can ask for a translator if you need one.

Depending on the situation you’ll:

  • find out what local service can help you
  • be connected to a nurse, emergency dentist, pharmacist or GP
  • get a face-to-face appointment if you need one
  • be told how to get any medicine you need
  • get self-care advice

You can also get:

 

Local Information

Herefordshire have an out of hours (evening and weekend) GP service operated by Taurus Healthcare. 

Taurus Healthcare offer the 7 Day Extended Access Programme in Herefordshire. They offer evening and weekend appointments from Station Medical Centre - Hereford, The Marches Surgery -Leominster and Pendeen Surgery - Ross on Wye.  All patients can book appointments by ringing your own surgery within practice opening hours or calling NHS111.  

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