In April 2013 the popular NHS Direct service was replaced by a ‘111’ helpline for those who have urgent medical queries that aren’t quite serious enough to warrant a trip to A&E or calling 999.
Since then, the service has received a number of enquiries that arguably seem considerably less important, including calls from people worried about hair loss.
A million calls per month
Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt said: ‘With a million calls a month, NHS 111 is helping the NHS deal with growing demand by directing people to the most appropriate place for their injury or illness.’
Among the past year’s 111 callers were 7 people worried about athlete’s foot, 99 people wanting advice on what to do if you have been bitten by another person, and 2,733 calls regarding constipation, with other calls regarding hair loss, sunburn and getting an object stuck in the ear or nose.
Get hair loss help: 020 7730 6666
Whilst NHS 111 is a valuable healthcare service, if anyone out there is looking for hair loss advice, the number you need is 020 7730 6666. This will put you through to our hair loss helpline.
Additionally, Belgravia hair loss experts also answer your queries via the Ask A Question feature on our website. Simply submit your question and one of our hair loss professionals will come back to you with the information you require.
You can also read our Guide to Hair Loss Conditions if you are looking to self-diagnose, or visit our hair loss blog for a wealth of valuable information on treatments, tips, and topical news stories.
This is all, of course, in addition to being able to our free hair loss consultations – either online or at one of our Central London clinics – where our specialists can assess your specific situation and provide you with a professional diagnosis as well as recommending the most effective hair loss treatment plan for your condition.
The Belgravia Centre
The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.
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