24-hour nurse advice
the NHS Direct
is NHS Direct?
National Health Service (NHS) Direct is there to make a difference
to the lives of people in England, twenty four hours hours a day,
365 days of the year.
are there for you whenever you have health worries and they have
the knowledge and experience to give you real help and reassurance.
are not just a telephone health line, they are known worldwide for
their telephone health line - 0845 4647.
also have an authoritative website and a digital TV service on Sky
Interactive and Freeview channel 100.
Direct also offers commissioning services to other parts of the
NHS to help them meet their patients' needs.
NHS services include:
of hours support for GPs and dental services,
support for patients with long-term conditions,
and post operative support for patients,
hour response to health scares,
clinics via telephone.
NHS Direct vision is to be the national healthline, providing expert
health advice, information and reassurance, using world class telephone,
website and digital TV services, and to be the NHS' provider of
choice for telephone and digitally delivered health services.