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Clinics & Services

At some point, most people will need to get help because of an accident or a medical emergency. If we do not have any availability we will forward you onto the following clinics/services. Planing ahead and understanding what your options are in an emergency will help you get the best care as quickly as possible.


Knowsley Walk-in-Centres are located in Huyton, Kirkby and Halewood. The Walk-in-Centres are open 365 days a year and the opening hours for all the centres are as follows:

Monday - Saturday      8.00 a.m. - 9.00 p.m.

Sunday and Bank Holidays   10.00 a.m. - 9.00 p.m.

This is a nurse led service, staffed by experienced nurses, offering treatment and advice for minor illnesses and injuries including:

Cuts and Bruises, Diarrhea and Vomiting, Bites and Stings, Abdominal Pain, Burns and Scalds, Sore Throats, Sprains and Strains, Coughs, Colds, Flu like symptoms

The Walk-in-centres can be found at the following locations:


Huyton Walk-in-Centre, Nutgrove Villa, Westmorland Road, Huyton, Merseyside L36 6GA

0151 244 3150


Kirkby Walk-in-Centre, St Chads Clinic, St Chads Drive, Kirkby, Merseyside L32 8RE

0151 244 3180


St Helens Walk-in-Centre, Corporation Street, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 1HJ

01744 627400


Your options in an emergency include: 

  • Calling 999 - Loss of consciouness, suspected stroke, lost a lot of blood, deep wound such as a stab wound, suspected ehart attack, difficulty in breathing, severe burns, or severe allergic reaction.
  • Accident and Emergency (A & E) Department - Major A & E departments are usually open 24 hours, every day of the year.  When you go to A&E a doctor or nurse will assess your condition and decide what action to take.  You may have to wait a while before you are seen,.  A&E departments aim to see, diagnose and treat 95% of people within 4 hours of their arrival.  Do not attend unless it is absolutely necessary.
  • Minor Injuries/Walk In Centres -
  • Can treat, sprains & strains, broken bones, wound infections, minor burns or scalds, minor head injuries, insect and animal bites, minor eye injuries, injuries to back, shoulders and chest. 
  • Cannot treat, children under the age of 3, chest pain, breathing difficulties, major injuries, problems usally dealt with by GP, stomach pains, gynaecological problems, pregnancy problems, allergic reactions, overdoses, alcohol-related problems, mental health problems and conditions likely to require hospital admission.