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Hospital contact numbers

Live A&E waiting times

Alternatives to A&E

NHS 111 is a freephone and online service, available 24 hours, seven days a week. If you urgently need medical help or information, but your situation is not life-threatening, just dial 111 or visit

Be prepared for common ailments by keeping a well-stocked medicine cabinet at home. This list, recommended by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, will help you deal with most minor ailments.

Find your nearest pharmacy by using the service finder on the NHS website.

Find your GP Surgery’s details by using the service finder on the NHS website.

Find details for your nearest walk-in centre on the NHS website, including the Urgent Treatment Centres in Morecambe and at Westmorland General Hospital.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust have a freephone Wellbeing & Mental Health Helpline. It is an out of hours service for people who need emotional support with their own mental health or the mental health of someone they know. You can call the helpline on 0800 915 4640, Monday-Friday 7pm-11pm, and Weekends 12 midday-12 midnight.

Alternatively, if you live in Cumbria, you can contact the Single Point of Access (SPA) Crisis mental health line on 0300 123 9015.