West Lancs Health Centre

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 30 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 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00
Thursday 08:00 - 20:00
Friday 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday 08:00 - 20:00
Sunday 08:00 - 20:00

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 14/03/2018


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Quality of service at West Lancs Health Centre

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

40%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 47 responses. 2979 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 28 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

51%staff recommend this hospital for care. 47 responses. 2979 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this organisation

Excellent Service

I had to attend the clinic due to a very painful eye and was recommended by my optician to attend WIC. I checked in and the waiting room...

27 March 2018

Ormskirk Angels.

I visited Ormskirk walk in centre after diabolical treatment elsewhere! I saw a triage nurse, a doctor, had an examination, xray, further...

14 March 2018

Missed Appendicitis

Went here in January, hunched over with stomach pain, vomiting and could barely walk. Saw me said I had a bug and that my blood sugars w...

18 February 2018

Three hour wait

I arrived there and was informed there would be a two hour wait which I accepted. I saw a triage nurse within around ten minutes and then...

9 February 2018

Yet another visit!

I tend to visit more frequently than most due to falling over a lot (results of a stroke 11 years ago.) Always get the same quick respon...

27 January 2018

Last updated on 14 March 2018.

Information supplied by Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust