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Find urgent and emergency care services

Where you can go for urgent and emergency care depends on how severe your injury or condition is.

Urgent advice: If you're not sure what to do:

You can call 111 or get help from 111 online.

For severe and life-threatening emergencies

Accident and emergency (A&E) is for serious injuries and life-threatening emergencies.

These are things like heavy bleeding, choking and seizures. Find out more about when to go to A&E.

For non life-threatening emergencies

You can go to an urgent treatment centre if you need medical attention but it's not a life-threatening situation.

These are things like stomach pain, minor injuries, skin infections and rashes. Find out more about when to visit urgent treatment centres (urgent care services).

Page last reviewed: 24 May 2023
Next review due: 24 May 2023