Coronavirus

If you need medical help, please follow the guidance on the NHS Inform website. Do not go directly to your GP, hospital or another healthcare environment.

24-hour emergency services:

  • NHS 24 –  Freephone 111
  • Samaritans – Freephone 116 123
  • Fire – Ambulance – Police  – Freephone 999
  • Childline –  Freephone 0800 11 11
  • Mental Health Assessment Service – 0131 537 6000

Midlothian Crisis Support services:

  • Midlothian Early Intervention Crisis Response Service (Mon-Fri 4pm-10pm, Sat-Sun 10am-4pm) Tel: 0131 663 5533
  • Social Care (Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-4pm) – 0131 271 3900
  • Social Care Emergency /Out of Hours –  Freephone 0800 731 6969 

Listening Support Services

  • Breathing Space  (Mon-Thurs 6pm-2am; Fri 6pm – Mon 6am) – Freephone 0800 83 85 87
  • CALM (helpline for men only) (5pm – 12am) Freephone 0800 58 58 58
  • RSABI(emotional support for rural communities) – Freephone 0300 111 4166
  • Papyrus HopeLine (young people aged up to 35) (10am-10pm) – Freephone 0800 068 41 41
  • Saneline (6pm – 11pm) – Freephone 0300 304 7000
  • Samaritans local branch – 0131 221 9999

Other Services

  • Citizens Advice Dalkeith – 0131 660 1636
  • Citizens Advice Penicuik – 01968 675259
  • Shelter’s Free Housing Advice Line – Freephone 0808 800 4444
  • Rape Crisis Scotland (6pm – Midnight) – Freephone 0808 801 0302
  • Women’s Aid – Tel: 0131 663 9827