West Lancs Health Centre

01695 588800 Ormskirk & District General Hosp, Wigan Road , Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 2AZ

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 23 ratings for this clinic



West Lancashire Health Centre at Ormskirk Hospital is open every day of the year including public holidays, for people needing urgent help with minor illnesses or injuries. No appointment necessary. We can help with:

  • Sore throats
  • Ear problems
  • Coughs and colds
  • Chest infections
  • Cystitis and urinary infections
  • Skin rashes
  • DVT (blood clot in the leg – certain exclusion criteria apply)
  • Skin infections
  • Simple fractures / sprains
  • Insect and animal bites
  • Minor burns & scalds
  • Minor cuts and wounds
  • Emergency contraception
  • The centre cannot provide routine GP services such as chronic disease management e.g. diabetes, blood pressure monitoring etc or routine referrals to consultant.

We do not offer telephone consultations. 

We welcome children with minor ailments. However, patients under the age of 16 with minor injuries should attend children's A&E at Ormskirk hospital in the same building.

Opening times

Monday 08:00 - 19:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 19:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 19:30
Thursday 08:00 - 19:30
Friday 08:00 - 19:30
Saturday 08:00 - 19:30
Sunday 08:00 - 19:30

Additional information

The last booking in at reception is an hour before closing time. The centre is usually open on public holiday but opening times may vary. Please call ahead.

Last verified on 16/01/2017


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Quality of service at West Lancs Health Centre

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

53%staff recommend this hospital for care. 108 responses. 3514 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

37%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 108 responses. 3514 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

NA%Patients recommend this hospital. 0 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 13 responses.

Latest reviews of this organisation

Excellent professional service by our NHS

I visited Ormskirk walk in on Sunday morning 22/1/17 with a very bad cough and chest I work through the week and could not get a GP appo...

22 January 2017

NHS Walk In Ormskirk

Unable to get appointment with own GP and so attended Walk in. Pleasantly surprised, always worry NHS Walk In likely to be long wait etc....

19 January 2017

Superb treatment ... thank you ??

After struggling for two days to get an appointment with my GP , I tried the walk -in clinic at Ormskirk hospital. I arrived at 12:30pm o...

9 January 2017

First Class NHS Service

Unable to get appointment with own GP for three weeks, so visited the walk in centre. Reception staff at my own GP's are abrupt, unfriend...

5 January 2017

Wrong information given by hospital switchboard

Phoned hospital switchboard Ormskirk at 21.35 hrs Thursday eve to find out closing time of walk in centre following eye injury. Was told...

22 December 2016

Last updated on 16 January 2017.

Information supplied by Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust