NHS Direct is also happy to take your calls. In fact, giving advice over the telephone is their expertise. They will tell you whether they think you need to see a doctor in person or whether they can give you some good medical advice (as good as we would give you) over the phone.
To call NHS Direct, ring 0845 4647
For health advice and reassurance, 24 hours a day. 365 days a year.
Their website is simply fabulous. You can enter your symptoms into their online program which will then work out what information to give you.
To go to the fabulous NHS Direct website, http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/
Try NHS Direct – you will not be disappointed.