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When to Contact the Police?

Undecided about calling the number 111 or 999?

In the UK In the UK, if you require medical advice or assistance, dial 111. The NHS will give you the assistance you require. But, if you are in urgent medical, dial immediately 999 or go to A&E.

Does the police number 111 belong to you?

If you require police assistance but it’s not an emergency, call 101. The line is available all hours of the day, seven days a week. If you are in an emergency situation for the police, dial the number 999.

What’s the number for an ambulance in the UK?

It is possible to call an ambulance in the event of an emergency using 999 or 112. You can also text via your phone if deaf or hard of hearing, or speech impaired.

There are some key distinctions to help you decide which number to dial 111, 101 or. Let’s review them together in our guide to help you decide…
When do you dial 999?

This is the telephone number for Emergency services within the UK comprises ambulance police, fire and police services.

It is recommended to only dial the emergency number 999 for medical emergencies which could include:

If someone is seriously injured or ill with their lives in danger
There’s the possibility of a fire
When a crime takes place, such as an attack or burglary.

In London the city where The Stay Club student accommodation is located, you can also call 112 for an emergency.
UK medical emergency number

The emergency response system for the UK for the UK is 112 and 999. In the UK you can also call the pan-European equivalent of 999 and 112.

Simply enter the number on your mobile phone or landline to dial 112 or 999.

When should you call 111?

If you need to dial 111, do so as follows:

Medical assistance is needed urgently but it’s not an emergency
You may need hospitalization
You don’t have a physician or you’re out of the hours of surgery
You’re in need of medical advice and aren’t sure what you should do next.
You’d like to discuss the issues and long-term issues
You need end-of-life care
It is necessary to declare a death
You must report concerns about child protection or about the vulnerability of adults.

By dialing this phone number, you’ll be connected to trained advisers that provide nurses and paramedics assist. They will inquire about your concerns and will offer assistance.

The site will guide you through the process of seeking medical assistance and will provide you with information about:

Where can you find assistance for your symptoms, in case you’re not sure of what to do
How can you find general information on health and health advice
Where can you get an emergency supply of the medicine you are prescribed
How do I get an additional prescription.

Interpreters are also available through this service as well. They can translate for you if you are having difficulty speaking English or ask to access the service in another language.

What is the emergency ambulance number in the UK?

If you’re in need of help, dial 111. This NHS service is in a position to assist you.
What time should you dial 101?

It’s the non-emergency police number in the United Kingdom and it’s the number you should contact to notify of an incident or crime in the event that you don’t require police to respond immediately. For calls to 101, it costs 15p per minute, regardless of how the length of time you’re waiting.

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What should I do if I need to call the police?

The police are on hand 24/7. They will take abuse of domestic nature seriously and are ready to aid and defend you.

Call your local police team even if it’s not an emergency.

Domestic abuse in many forms and coercive control constitute crimes and it is crucial to be aware that these types of crimes are as serious as if they came from someone else.
What happens if I call the police?

The first duty of police when called upon is to make sure you’re secure and protect yourself from harm.

Because your security is the primary concern, the police should allow you to talk to them without exposing yourself to your abuser and you will not feel scared or intimidated.

The police will request the form of a written statement and you may request the police to assign a female officer to make you like to feel more comfortable in this.

“The cops really assisted me as they explained to me that the actions he was taking were abusing. This was something that had never occurred to me prior to this incident.” Chlo

The police should be able to provide an interpreter in the event that you require one. However, you do not ask relatives or friends to provide an interpretation.
What are the options for police?

Police officers may use their abilities to intervene, detain and even charge the person who is abusive. If the abuser is taken into custody, they may be held for up to 24 hours (36 hours at weekends) before police are required to file charges against them.

If your abuser isn’t present when the authorities arrive they may still be detained. Police should provide the description of them and try to locate them.

Officers should also collect evidence (for instance, pictures of injury or damage) to be able to charge and create an evidence-based case that does not depend solely on the statement you make.

If the perpetrator is detained by the police and later charged , it’s the police’s decision to either hold them in jail or let them go under bail.

If they are granted bail from the police, expect police to inform you of the terms of the bail. When the conditions of the bail are breached, you’ll be aware of the steps you can be expecting the police to undertake to ensure that your family and you safe.