The NHS ‘Help Us, Help You’ NHS 111 campaign highlights that for urgent medical help, NHS 111 can now be accessed online as well as by phone.
The service is available by textphone and BSL interpreter relay service.
To get help from NHS 111, you can:
go to 111.nhs.uk (for people aged 5 and over only)
call 18001 111 on a textphone
To use the NHS 111 British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter service go to: www.interpreternow.co.uk/nhs111
Depending on the situation you’ll:
find out what local service can help you
be connected to a nurse, emergency dentist, pharmacist or GP
a face-to-face appointment if you need one
be given an arrival time if you need to go to A&E – this might mean you spend less time in A&E
be told how to get any medicine you need
get self-care advice
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
NHS 111 British Sign Language (BSL) information, including how to contact NHS 111 for urgent medical problems:
British Sign Language (BSL) version of the NHS 111 TV ad:
Help us to share these messages to people who might otherwise miss out and be unaware when and how to contact NHS.