St Helens Walk-in-Centre/Minor Injuries Unit

01744 627400 Corporation Street , St Helens, WA10 1HJ
http://www.bridgewater.nhs.uk

Overview

No appointment needed

The service is available all year round 7 days a week from 7am to 10pm Monday to Saturday and 9am – 10pm Sunday.
Xray service is available 9.00am – 7pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am to 5pm Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays

The minimum range of services and treatments includes:

Advice on self care and how to stay healthy;


Treatment of minor injuries and illnesses, facilitating referrals’ elsewhere as appropriate

• Minor cuts or wounds
• Sore Throats
• Possible Simple Fractures – including X-rays where required
• Rashes and Allergic Reactions
• Bites and Stings
• Minor Burns and Scalds
• Coughs and Colds
• Stomach ache, indigestion, constipation, vomiting and diarrhoea
• Muscle or Joint Injuries, such as sprains and strains
• Earache
• Eye Injuries and Infections
• Emergency Contraception
• Prescribed Medication – subject to assessment and clinical need

Blood tests are available between 7.00am – 9.00am Monday to Friday except Bank Holidays (due to limited hospital laboratory services on these days)

DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) service is available 7 days a week. Referral by GP, with criteria on referral form.

Opening times

Monday 07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 22:00
Thursday 07:00 - 22:00
Friday 07:00 - 22:00
Saturday 07:00 - 22:00
Sunday 09:00 - 22:00

Last verified on 13/04/2012

Services

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Quality of service at St Helens Walk-in-Centre/Minor Injuries Unit

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

75%staff recommend this hospital for care. 121 responses. 3128 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

34%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 121 responses. 3128 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 2664 responses.

Last updated on 13 April 2012.

Information supplied by Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust