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Disability Information Directory

NHS Direct

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Category: Emergency, Help Lines, Information & Advice

Service Description:
NHS Direct is a telephone helpline staffed by call handlers, nurse advisors and health information advisors. Interpreters are available.A single telephone number for people in England, 0845 4647, gives access to round-the-clock clinical information, confidential advice and reassurance. Our healthcare professionals, including nurses, trained health advisors and dental advisors can deal with a wide range of health queries.

Days & Hours of Opening: 24-hours a day, 365 days a year

Are referrals necessary? No