Dial 999 in the case of an emergency if you require an ambulance. This is an ‘all-service’ number and gives you access to Police, Ambulance and Fire rescue services. When you call, the operator will ask you wish service you need, answer “ambulance” you will then be asked a few questions: “is it for you?”, your call is traced. The London ambulance service is the busiest in the UK. Ambulance service is part of the NHS and is free to patients.
There are private ambulance services in London. Your private health insurance may provide cover if you need private ambulance hire. “Private Health Care UK” provides a directory accessible by address, city post-code: http://www.privatehealth.co.uk/private-healthcare-services/private-ambulance-services/private-ambulances/. Private Ambulances are mainly uses for private health care however they also provide on the spot cover for a wide range of events such as festivals, sports events and more.