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 8RE0151 244 3180 Halewood Walk-in-Centre, Roseheath Drive, Halewood, Merseyside L26 9UH0151 244 3532St Helens Walk-in-Centre, Corporation Street, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 1HJ01744 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.