Newcastle Medical Centre

Practice Information

Out of Hours Service

111 is the NHS non-emergency number available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained advisor, supported by healthcare professionals, they will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you. It’s fast, easy and calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
The introduction of the NHS 111 service will make it easier for you to access local urgent healthcare while taking pressure off the 999 service and local A&E departments.

When to use the NHS 111 Service

You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation.

Call 111 if you:

  • need medical help fast but it's not a 999 emergency

  • think you need to go to A&E or need another NHS urgent care service

  • don't know who to call or you don't have a GP to call

  • need health information or reassurance about what to do next

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