People are being asked to think 111 first over the upcoming long weekend to help ease pressure on local health services.NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online via or by calling 111 for free.When you call you will be connected to an advisor who can help you get the right treatment, first time or make a timed arrival slot at a minor injuries unit, urgent treatment centre or the local Emergency Department if appropriate.Please note that occasionally due to more urgent cases in the department you still may have to wait a short time, but you won’t wait longer than had you just walked in.