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999 or 111? Make the right call

posted 24 Jun 2017, 03:49 by Vinay Jalla   [ updated 3 Jan 2018, 02:53 ]
It's crucial you make the right call to get the right response at the right time. Is it a life-threatening emergency or not? Think for a second before you make that call to either 999 or 111.

Here's an illustration that depicts the different scenarios and the nature of help you can seek.

What to do in an emergency

Remember that 999 is for life-threatening emergencies only. 

For more information, please visit the North West Ambulance Service website on
Make the right call - 999 or 111