When We Are Closed
If you need urgent medical attention when the surgery is closed the number to ring is 01744 737225 or you can ring the normal surgery number (01744 624806) and listen to the answer machine message.
Always have a pen and paper handy when you phone so that you can take down the telephone numbers given out in the message.
Other Sources of Help
If you only need advice or are unsure if your need is urgent, you can phone NHS 111 and speak to a qualified nurse who will be able to advise you on the best course of action.
You can also attend St Helens Walk in Centre/Minor Injuries, in Bickerstaffe Street, St Helens (tel: 01744 627400) between the hours of: 07:00 – 22:00, Monday to Saturday and 09:00 – 22:00 Sunday.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.