Evening and weekend help
Sheffield Telephone Helpline
Call 0808 801 0440 if you need support
There is now a telephone helpline for anyone in Sheffield affected by mental health issues. It is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Calls from landlines are free. Many mobile phone providers will not charge you however please be aware that this is not always the case and your provider may charge you and the call might appear on your bill.
Out of hours GP service
The out of hours GP service can be contacted by phoning the number you would usually use to contact your GP. A GP or clinician will advise you over the telephone, or arrange an urgent appointment or home visit.
NHS 111 can offer advice and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free. You can phone them on 111 from your landline or mobile phone. NHS 111 will ask for some basic information, including details of any medication you may be taking. If you’re calling on behalf of someone else, you’ll need to provide this information on their behalf. They will assess the problem and advise on the best course of action which may be to see a health professional, such as your GP. If the problem is very serious, they can help access the ambulance service.