Alert: Important information about swine flu

There are eight confirmed cases of swine flu in the UK. Read the latest official advice and find out about the simple steps you can take to help protect yourself and others.

Find out now what you should do

Last updated 3:49 PM Thursday 30 April 2009

Medical advice now

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Talk to NHS Direct on 0845 4647

Textphone users can call 0845 606 4647

NHS Direct operates a 24-hour health advice and information service, providing confidential information on:

  • What to do if you or your family feel ill,
  • Health conditions and treatments,
  • Local healthcare services,
  • Self-help and support organisations.

Or email NHS Direct a health enquiry

Useful phone numbers

Use the "All numbers" link below for details of these and more telephone helplines.

The Samaritans - 08457 90 90 90
Alcoholics Anonymous - 0845 769 7555
Childline - 0800 1111