Medical emergencies

Life threatening emergencies

Call 999 if you or someone you know has a life threatening emergency.

NHS 111

NHS 111 can help if you need medical help now but 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:

Minor injuries and illnesses

Our team of emergency nurse practitioners see, assess, diagnose and treat a wide range of non-life threatening minor illnesses and injuries.

Visit a minor injuries unit. there are seven units across Somerset with X-ray available at most.