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The government has extended the deadline for the roll-out of NHS 111 to make sure areas have enough time to plan for the service. The announcement follows criticism of 111 by the British Medical Association and other unions, as well as pressure from clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and private firms. In a letter to CCGs ( …

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Anonymous Coward

I still don't get what was wrong with the current NHS Direct service... Just change it to accept 111 calls...

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Coat

He's looking a bit peaky

Someone call 111!

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Joke

If you dial 111 nine times does it become an emergency?

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misdial

isn't 111 a bit close to 112? Surely they wouldn't have chosen 998 as a good number?

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Joke

With CAPITA running it

You're more likely to get the correct service by dialing 118

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