Getting help when NHS111 is busy

Published: 30 March 2024

photo of parent and child with advice to use NHS111 online.
Use NHS111 online or other local services for help this Easter weekend.

NHS111 is currently experiencing high call volumes.

Please use the NHS 111 online service,, or other local services for quick health advice over the Easter weekend. 

Pharmacies offer advice on many common conditions like colds coughs aches and pains no appointment needed.

Our website has a list of pharmacies that are open on Good Friday and Easter Sunday:

You can also use the NHS Pharmacy Finder to find an open pharmacy near you:  

Some GP services will be available over the Easter bank holiday weekend. If you have a health concern, contact your GP practice. 

Our website also has information about other urgent care services such as urgent treatment centres or minor injuries units: