NHS 24 helpline

111 is the free way to phone the NHS 24 helpline from landlines and mobiles. The helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

When to phone

You should only phone the NHS 24 helpline:

  • if you or someone you know is unwell
  • when your doctor's surgery is closed and you feel it can’t wait until it re-opens.