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NHS 111

NHS 111 is the new service to replace NHS Direct.

The service makes it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services in England.  You can 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.

Area serviced:
Nationwide
Telephone:
111
Website:
Opening times:
24 hours a day, 354 days a year.
How to apply:
Calls are free from landlines & mobiles
Sector:
Public

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NHS

The National Health Service (NHS) is the name commonly used to refer to the four single-payer publicly funded healthcare systems in Great Britain, collectively or individually, although only the health service in England uses the name 'National Health Service' without further qualification.