Whetstone Medical Centre

44 Whetstone Lane, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 2TF

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Telephone: 0151 647 9613

Out of Hours: 111

Further Help

Out of Hours Service

If you need advice from a doctor between the hours of 6.30pm and 8.00am please contact NHS 111.

Walk-in Centres

If you have a non-emergency illness or injury you should to go to one of the below walk-in centres. You must dial NHS 111 first in order to book an appointment and you may be turned away if you’ve not pre-booked.

Eastham Walk-in Centre
31 Eastham Rake
CH62 9AN

Victoria Central Health Centre
Mill Lane
CH44 5UF

Arrowe Park Urgent Treatment Centre
Arrowe Park Hospital
Arrowe Park Road
CH49 5PE

Minor Injury & Illness Services   A minor injury and illness service is delivered from the below address: Miriam Medical Centre  Laird Street Birkenhead CH41 8DB

They can assess, treat and provide advice on minor injuries and illnesses that include the following:

  • infection and rashes
  • emergency contraception and advice
  • bruises
  • burns and strains
  • blood pressure checks
  • coughs, colds and flu-like symptoms
  • sore throats and earache
  • hay-fever, bites and stings
  • minor cuts and wounds – wound care and dressings
  • skin complaints – rashes, sunburn, headlice
  • smoking cessation support
  • stomach ache, indigestion, constipation, vomiting and diarrhoea
  • women’s health problems, e.g. thrush, menstrual advice
  • men’s health problems

For further details and opening times of the above services, please visit Wirral Community Trust’s website.

NHS Emergency Dental Out of Hours Service

Please contact your own dentist if you have a dental emergency or contact the NHS Emergency Dental Out of Hours Service on 0161 476 9651. This service is available to patients who are suffering with pain (that cannot be controlled by regular pain relief taken for 48 hours), have a facial swelling, suffered a dental trauma or have bleeding that cannot be controlled.