Hearing Impaired

To access the 111 service if you are hearing impaired go to Get medical help - NHS 111

If you need urgent medical care but it is not an emergency, you can call NHS 111 using the confidential Relay UK service. This service provides a text-to-speech and speech-to-text translation service.

To access the service dial 18001 111 from your textphone or using the Relay UK app.

How to contact the ambulance service if you are deaf or hard of hearing.

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