NHS 111 is a new telephone service for people in (Kent/Sussex/Surrey) to call if they need medical help fast but are not in a life-threatening situation.
The easy to remember number has been introduced to help people get the right help, at the right time, especially at weekend and out of hours.
NHS 111 is free to call and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Your call to NHS 111 will be handled by a team of fully trained advisers and experienced nurses and doctors who will assess your condition and direct you to the local service that can help you best, when you need it.
Ther are now only three numbers to call if you need NHS care urgently: 999 for life-threatening emergencies, your GP Surgery and NHS 111.