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NHS 111

NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.

To get help from NHS 111, you can:

  • Go to (for people aged 5 and over only)
  • Call 111

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you have difficulties communicating or hearing, you can:

Public Health England – Health Protection Team

Get support from your local health protection team (HPT) to prevent and reduce the effect of diseases and chemical and radiation hazards.

HPTs provide support to health professionals, including:

  • Local disease surveillance
  • Alert systems
  • Investigating and managing health protection incidents
  • National and local action plans for infectious diseases

Please note: If you need to send information that might reveal someone’s identity, put it in an encrypted email. Do not put personal information in the subject line.

PHE South London Health Protection Team contact details:

Out of hours for health professionals only: please phone 0344 326 2052

Updated: 14 April 2021

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