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Cut to NHS Covid-19 helpline hours announced


By Alan Beresford

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THE NHS have announced changes to two phone helplines.

NHS 24's Covid helpline will be operating fewer hours.
NHS 24's Covid helpline will be operating fewer hours.

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.


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