How to call 999 or 111
Most people can dial 999 or 112 for emergencies or 111 for non-urgent health issues.
If you’re Deaf, have a hearing or speech impairment, or use other non-verbal communication, we have other options you can use:
999 BSL relay service – click here for more information.
111 BSL relay service - click here for more information
999 (Text) Relay Assist UK service - click here for more information
Emergency SMS, text ‘register’ to 999, read the text and reply ‘yes’ – click here for more information
Textphone - Call 1800, tell them which service you need and follow the responses on screen - click here for more information
Relay UK App, download the app, tap the 999 button and confirm you want to make an emergency call - click here for more information
More information from the North East Ambulance Service in British Sign Language, please click here
Information on all Relay UK services, please click here