Find the right service

Use this section to find the right care or service for you in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland when you are unwell or injured.

With all the local information you need in one place, we hope that you keep coming back to this page, either at your time of need or in advance.

It can be difficult to think clearly when you have an immediate health problem, so we encourage you to get in the know (learn) about local services, before you need to know, so you know what to do more automatically and get more timely care.

NHS 111

If you need urgent medical assistance use NHS 111, online or by phone, to get the right care as quickly as possible.

It it's life threatening

Accident and Emergency and the ambulance service are for life threatening situations only. Find out when to use them.

Urgent care services

If it's not life threatening, but you need to be seen quickly. Book with NHS 111.

Urgent mental health care

Get support with your mental health now. Call 999 if there is a threat to life.

Urgent dental care

For an urgent dental problem or extreme dental pain.

NHS 111 Online

Get general advice or specific advice for your particular symptoms.

NHS App or website

A simple and secure way to get health advice on your smartphone or tablet.

Local pharmacy

The right people to see if you need advice or over-the-counter medicines.

Get in the know about...

Your GP practice

Oversees all aspects of your physical and mental healthcare.

Mental health services

Find out all the local options for mental health support.

Dental care

Urgent, non-urgent and routine dental care - get in the know