For deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and speech impaired people.

If you come across or are involved in an emergency you can use your phone to text the emergency services for help by texting 999.

You MUST register your mobile phone number before using this service – send a text message to the number 999, with the word ‘Register’, and follow the simple instructions.

You can also visit Relay UK emergency SMS website, where you will find more information about the service, including BSL videos.