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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 non life-threatening emergencies

If you need medical attention but it's not a life-threatening situation, call 111 or get help from 111 online.

NHS 111 can tell you what to do next.

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.

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