NHS Direct is a 24 hour telephone service You can telephone for advice from a nurse if you are feeling ill and are unsure what to do, or for health information on particular conditions such as diabetes and allergies. You can also ring NHS Direct for details of your nearest GP, dentist or pharmacist.
Call NHS Direct at any time of day or night on 0845 4647
NHS Direct online
You may also find it useful to visit the NHS Direct website for health advice for you and your family. There is a self-help guide to treating common illnesses at home, an encyclopaedia giving you online information on a wide range of conditions, and a directory of local health services.