Cut to NHS Covid-19 helpline hours announced
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THE NHS have announced changes to two phone helplines.
The NHS 24 non-symptomatic Covid-19 Special Helpline (0800 028 2816) and NHS inform’s general health information line (0800 22 44 88) will operate from 8am to 8pm each day from Monday 9 August 2021.
These lines previously closed at 10pm.
This is in response to reduced calls from the public to these numbers after 8pm. The latest Covid-19 guidance is available on line day and night from www.nhsinform.scot
There is no change to the 111 service.