Members of the public
In an emergency, members of the public should always contact their general practitioners, NHS 24 (Scotland) or NHS 111 (England and Wales) or local A&E department. If the patient has collapsed or is not breathing properly, call 999.
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 on 111, http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/AboutNHSservices/Emergencyandurgentcareservices/Pages/NHS-111.aspx or NHS 24 (Scotland) on 111, http://www.nhs24.com. Members of the public seeking specific information on poisons in the Republic of Ireland can contact the National Poisons Information Centre on 01 809 2166.
NPIS have produced a number of leaflets for members of the public which include:
Keep Caps from Kids is an initiative from the detergent industry to promote the safe use of liquid detergent capsules. http://www.keepcapsfromkids.eu/uk
RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) exists to "enhance the quality of life by exercising a powerful influence for accident prevention". RoSPA http://www.rospa.co.uk/index.htm
If you are worried about a matter relating to an exposure at work then the Health & Safety Executive http://www.hse.gov.uk may be able to help you: phone the HSE information line on: 08701 545 500.