Know your healthcare options this Christmas and New Year
15 December 2017
People in Wirral have a number of healthcare options this Christmas and New Year.
Seven Wirral pharmacies will open on Christmas Day, and 12 will open on Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Download a list here (correct as of 15/12/17)
Or visit www.nhs.uk/staywell to find a pharmacy near you.
Urgent GP Appointments
If you have a more pressing medical need, call NHS 111.
Urgent GP appointments will be available from Monday 18th December via NHS 111 from 8am-8pm every day over the festive period including Christmas Day.
All Wirral GP practices are set to open as normal from Wednesday, December 27th to Friday, December 29th inclusive and from Tuesday, January 2nd 2018 onwards.
Out of Hours Dentists
You can also find an out-of-hours dentist via 111.
Walk in Centres/Minor Injuries Unit
Arrowe Park Walk-in Centre
Arrowe Park Hospital
Arrowe Park Road
8.00am–10.00pm every day including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
Victoria Central Walk-in Centre
8.00am-10.00pm every day including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day:
Victoria Central Minor Injuries Unit
9.00am – 9.00pm every day including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
X-ray facilities – open at 9.00am – 8.30pm.
Miriam Minor Injury and Illness Service
Birkenhead Medical Building, 31 Laird St, Birkenhead, CH41 8DB
Friday 22nd December: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday 23rd December: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 24th December: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Monday 25th December: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 26th December: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 27th December 10:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 28th December 10:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 29th December: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday 30th December 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 31st December 10:00am - 6:00pm
Monday 1st January 10:00am - 5:00pm
Parkfield Minor Injury and Illness Service, New Ferry
Monday 25th December – Closed
Tuesday 26th December – Closed
Wednesday 27th December – 2.00pm-6.00pm
Thursday 28th December - 2.00pm-6.00pm
Friday 29th December – 2.00pm-6.00pm
Saturday 30th December – Closed
Sunday 31st December – Closed
Monday 1st January – Closed
Please note the change in hours of opening of the Parkfield Minor Injury & Illness Service, New Ferry, from Tuesday 2nd January 2018:
Monday - Friday 10.00am-2.00pm
This a nurse practitioner led and a drop in service for Minor Injuries and Illnesses. It is not designed for diversion of patients seeking GP appointments and for acute medical emergencies. In addition children under 1 years cannot be seen in this service.
Call 111 or visit www.nhs.uk/staywell to see all of the options available to you this Christmas and New Year.