Whetstone Medical Centre

44 Whetstone Lane, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 2TF

Telephone: 0151 647 9613

The practice is currently closed. Please call NHS 111 for any non-emergencies.

Enhanced Access Appointments are released daily at 12pm and are subject to availability                       If you no longer need your appointment, please contact reception to cancel it

Walk-in Centres & Minor Injury and Illness Service

Walk-in Centres

If you have a non-emergency illness or injury you should attend 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 don’t have a pre-booked appointment.

For more information, please follow the attached link: https://www.wchc.nhs.uk/services/minor-injuries/

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 and Illness Service

A minor injury and illness service is delivered from the below address:

Miriam Medical Centre 
Laird Street
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.


Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:00 to 18:30
  • Tuesday
    08:00 to 18:30
  • Wednesday
    08:00 to 18:30
  • Thursday
    08:00 to 18:30
  • Friday
    08:00 to 18:30
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
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