NHS Direct

If you want to telephone NHS direct - use the following number: 111.

NHS Choices

A new website with hospital information and health related information for patients. NHS Choices puts you in control of your healthcare. This website has been developed to help you make choices about your health, from lifestyle decisions about things like smoking, drinking and exercise, through to the practical aspects of finding and using NHS services when you need them. 

It draws together the knowledge and expertise of:

The National Library for Health, NHS Direct, the Information Centre for Health and Social Care, the Healthcare Commission and many other organisations.
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