If you cannot make voice calls, you can now contact the 999 emergency services by SMS text from your mobile phone. Emergency SMS is part of the standard 999 service which has been designed specifically for people with hearing loss or difficulty with speech.


You will only be able to use this service if you have registered with emergencySMS first.
Register now: don’t wait for an emergency.
To register, text ‘register’ to 999. You will get a reply –
then follow the instructions you are sent

Please do not send test or non-emergency texts – only use emergencySMS for real emergencies.

This service works throughout the UK on all mobile networks, it cannot be used from abroad

Click on the blue Find Out More button below for more information on their website.

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