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Healthcare options in Wirral this August Bank Holiday

People in Wirral have a number of healthcare options this Bank Holiday (26th August):



For common illnesses, your local pharmacy will be able to give you advice on over the counter medications. Visit for pharmacy opening times or see below for Bank Holiday opening times.


NHS 111:

Dial 111 when you need health care advice urgently (the same day). NHS 111 will assess your symptoms and give you advice. This might be:

  • Speaking to a nurse over the phone for advice
  • Arranging an urgent prescription at a pharmacy
  • Directing you to the GP Out of Hours Service
  • Directing you to out of hours dentist
  • Directing you to a Walk in Centre or Minor Injury Service


Urgent GP Appointments:

During normal working days, you should contact your GP practice as usual. When your practice is closed for the Bank Holiday weekend, you can get an appointment by calling 0151 652 6077 between 10am- 6pm. Outside of these hours, phone NHS 111.


Walk in Centres and Minor Injuries and Illness Services:


Arrowe Park Walk-in Centre

Arrowe Park Hospital Arrowe Park Road Upton
CH49 5PE

Open 8am–10pm every day including bank holidays


Miriam Minor Injury and Illness Service

Birkenhead Medical Building 31 Laird St
Birkenhead CH41 8DB

Weekdays: Open 10am-8pm
Weekends and Bank Holidays: Open 10am-5pm


Victoria Central Walk-in Centre and Minor Injuries Unit

Mill Lane Wallasey CH44 5UF

Walk in Centre: Open 8.00am-10.00pm every day including bank holidays Minor Injuries Unit: Open 9.00am – 9.00pm every day including bank holidays
X-ray: Open at 9am – 8.30pm

Eastham Walk In Centre

Eastham Clinic
31 Eastham Rake Wirral
CH62 9AN

Open 12pm–8.00pm every day including bank holidays


Pharmacy opening times:

Asda Pharmacy Liscard, CH45 4NZ  - 09:00 - 18:00
Asda Pharmacy Arrowe Park, CH49 5PD - 09:00 - 18:00
Asda Pharmacy Bromborough, CH62 3QP - 09:00 - 18:00
Asda Pharmacy Birkenhead, CH41 6EB - 09:00 - 18:00
Boots Birkenhead, CH41 2PH - 10:30 - 16:30
Boots Bromborough CH62 3PN - 09:00 - 18:00

Knights Oakley Pharmacy, Heswall, CH60 7SG - 10:00 - 12:00
Lloyds Pharmacy (Sainsburys), Upton, CH49 6QG  09:00 - 17:00
Lloyds Pharmacy (Arrowe Park), Birkenhead, CH49 5PE - 09:00 - 22:00
Manor Pharmacy, Meols, CH47 8XA - 14:00 - 16:00
Morrisons Pharmacy, West Kirby, CH48 0QA - 10:00 - 16:00
Tesco Pharmacy, Heswall, CH60 7SL - 10:00 - 16:00
Tesco Pharmacy, Bidston, CH43 7AA - 09:00 - 18:00