- For urgent medical help calls but not a life-threatening 999 emergencies.
- Unlike 999, the service only offers access to health services, with the police operating on their own 101 non-emergency helpline.
- Replaces the services provided by NHS Direct, which will end in June.
- 111 operators are able to dispatch ambulances when appropriate.
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