The use of 084 numbers in the NHS: Further guidance

Clarification of a number of issues

Applies to England


The use of 084 numbers in the NHS Further guidance

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Further guidance has been published on the use of 084 numbers in the NHS, clarifying a number of issues that have arisen since the publication of Directions to NHS bodies in December 2009. These include:

  • What types of calls are included in the Directions and Regulations
  • The role evidence should play when considering the use of 084 numbers
  • The roles of the GP practices and other primary medical services contractors
Published 23 February 2012