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Remember, if someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk, you should call 999 immediately.

If you have an urgent medical worry – but it’s not a serious medical emergency, go to NHS 111 online ( or call 111.

This section explains how you can contact us when it is not a medical emergency.

If you are a health professional please see the health professionals section for details on how to contact us.

If you know the name but not the telephone number of the person or department that you would like to contact, call our switchboard on 020 7783 2000. Please do not call this number if you need urgent medical advice, if you’d like to speak to a clinician or in an emergency. Call 111 if you need medical help fast or you’re not sure what to do and call 999 in a serious medical emergency.

For more information on where we are, please visit our How to Find Us page.