If you need medical help and your GP practice is closed, call the new NHS 111 number. The call is free, from landlines and mobiles. When you call 111, an adviser will ask you questions to find out what's wrong and give you advice or direct you to the appropriate service.
If you don't speak English you can request an interpreter.
For health needs that are not urgent, you should call your GP.
If a health professional has given you a number to call for a particular condition, you should continue to use that number.
You can obtain 24 hour general medical advice by telephoning NHS Direct on 111 or by accessing the
The NHS 111 number is currently only available in certain areas of England.
From 1st September 2017 on Saturdays and Sundays, an Urgent Care Service will operate from Yeovil Hospital between 10.00am and 6.00pm and will offer nurse led urgent care (with doctor/medical oversight). To access the service you should call NHS 111 where you will be advised of the recommended action to take, and if appropriate an appointment will be made for you.
111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It's fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals.
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