Do you need emergency medical treatment?

Yes, it’s a life-threatening emergency

Yes, it’s not life-threatening but I need help urgently

No, but I need medical treatment

Non-urgent advice: NHS 111 can help if you’re not sure where to go

Call NHS 111 or visit 111 online. They can direct you to the nearest urgent care service, or book an appointment with an out of hours doctor. They can also book an appointment at A&E for you if it is an emergency. This may reduce your wait.