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GP Out of Hours

Wirral GP Out of Hours service is accessed through the NHS 111 service and provides urgent medical help and advice for patients who are unable to wait for their GP practice to re-open.

 

If you urgently need medical help or advice outside of your normal GP opening hours, then you should use the NHS 111 service. 

 

NHS 111 is staffed by a team of fully trained advisers, supported by experienced nurses and paramedics. They will ask you questions to assess your symptoms, then give you the healthcare advice you need or direct you  to the local service that can help you best. One of the service available, is our GP out of hours service. 

 

Once you have been referred to our service, further care can include:

  • telephone advice

  • a face-to-face consultation at one of three centres in Arrowe Park, Eastham or Wallasey

  • a home visit where deemed clinically necessary

 

Usual opening times

Monday – Friday: 6:30pm – 8:00am

 

Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays: 24 hour service (8:00am to 8:00am)

 

If you think you need to speak to a GP out of hours then please call NHS 111. 

Last Updated: Monday, 27 March 2017 10:39

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  • "I have never used the GP out of hours service before, but I was in such severe pain, it was my only option....

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