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Wirral NHS Services this Bank Holiday Monday, 25 May

If you or someone you live with has coronavirus symptoms (new continuous cough OR fever OR loss of/ change in smell or taste)

  • Stay at home.
  • If your symptoms worsen or you feel that you cannot manage at home, please refer to the NHS111 online coronavirus service.
  • Please do not go to your GP practice or community pharmacy.


If you or people you live with don’t have coronavirus symptoms and you think you need advice for a health concern, the following services are available in Wirral:


GP practice services

GP practices in Wirral are not scheduled to open this bank holiday Monday. 

If you need medical help but it's not an emergency go to NHS111 online or phone NHS 111 if you don’t have online access.


Community pharmacies

While some community pharmacy services will be available, not all pharmacies will be open.

Please check the NHS website ( to find the nearest pharmacy to you which is open.

Pharmacists and their teams are an essential part of the NHS and need your help and support during the coronavirus pandemic. Always treat our staff with respect, they are doing their best to provide you with the medicines and advice you need.


The following pharmacies in Wirral will be open on Monday 25 May.

Asda Pharmacy - Grange Road - Birkenhead


Asda Pharmacy - Seaview Road - Wallasey


Asda Pharmacy - Welton Road - Bromborough


Asda Pharmacy - Woodchurch Road - Upton


Boots Pharmacy - Grange Road - Birkenhead


Boots Pharmacy - Welton Road - Bromborough


Lloyds Pharmacy - Arrowe Park Hospital - Wirral


Lloyds Pharmacy (Inside Sainsburys)  - Upton Bypass - Upton


Manor Pharmacy - Station Approach - Meols


Morrisons Pharmacy - Dee Lane - West Kirby


Tesco Pharmacy - Bidston Moss - Bidston


Tesco Pharmacy - Telegraph Road - Heswall


Asda Pharmacy - Market Square - Ellesmere Port


Boots - Coliseum Park - Ellesmere Port



If you are going into a pharmacy in person, follow social distancing rules and the rules put in place by the pharmacy to protect you and their staff.


Walk-in Centres and Urgent Treatment Centre

The Walk-in Centres (WiC) and Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) have moved to a telephone triage and appointment system only.

Anyone needing to access the Walk-in Centre service should call: 0151 201 4190 (8.00am – 10.00pm)

  • Victoria Central Walk-in Centre & minor injuries, Mill Lane, Wallasey CH44 5UF
  • Urgent Treatment Centre, Arrowe Park Hospital, Arrowe Park Road CH49 5PE
  • Eastham Walk-in Centre, 31 Eastham Rake, Birkenhead CH62 9AN

Anyone needing to access the Minor Injuries/Illness unit should call 0151 652 6077 (8.00am – 10.00pm)

  • Miriam Minor Injuries/Illness Unit, Birkenhead Medical Building, Laird St, Birkenhead CH41 8DB


Dental services

If you think you need urgent dental treatment:

  • call your dentist
  • if you cannot contact your dentist, or you do not have one, use the NHS 111 online service
  • if a clinical appointment is necessary, this will be arranged at an urgent dental care centre.   

Do not contact a GP or visit A&E departments with dental problems. They cannot provide dental treatment.


What to do if you need urgent medical help:

If you need urgent medical help, use the regular NHS 111 online service. If you cannot get help online call 111.

If you have a serious or life threatening emergency, call 999