National Poisons Information Service

A service commissioned by Public Health England




Members of the public

seeking specific

information on poisons

should contact:


In England and Wales:

NHS 111 - dial 111


In Scotland:

NHS 24 - dial 111


In N Ireland:

Contact your local GP or

pharmacist during

normal hours; click here

(www.gpoutofhours for GP

services Out-of-Hours.


In Republic of Ireland:

01 809 2166



professionals seeking

poisons information

should consult:

Contact us

We are unable to provide clinical advice to members of the public.


The NPIS does not provide poisons information directly to members of the public - so, for routine poisons advice you should contact your general practitioner or telephone NHS 111 (England), NHS 24 (Scotland) or NHS Direct (Wales).

If you are a healthcare professional with an enquiry please visit

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