Detailed below are the two main emergency contact numbers for carers, followed by details about the NHS 111 service which can be useful if you require advice about an urgent medical problem.

Somerset Carers part of CCS

Caring emergencies – during office hours (9am to 5pm)

Phone: 0800 3168600

Somerset County Council

Caring emergencies – out of office hours

Contact the Children’s, Adults and Mental Health out of hours services on: 0300 1232327


Urgent medical problems

NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.

111 operates 7 days a week, 24 hrs a day.

You can find further information about this service here