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Out of Hours

The practice is open for your care from 8.00am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday and will be accessible during these times apart from bank holidays. Outside these times you can access all health services by calling 111 where you will be directed appropriately.

However if you are very unwell, have chest pains, severe shortness of breath or sudden weakness in any part of the body you should ring 999 immediately at anytime.

Stopgate Lane is committed to reducing casualty attendances. There are other options for you to consider other than Accident & Emergency department. We will help you to decide the best option including attending our practice the same day. Remember we have direct access to all hospital services including A&E and will ensure you or your family member will be dealt with the best service available as soon as possible.

Out of hours GP appointments (non urgent) are also available in the evenings and weekends on behalf of our practice. These are late evening and weekend GP & Nurse appointments. Click here for more information.

Walk In Centres

There are several walk in centres in the city and the closest ones to our practice is Old Swan WIC and Litherland Town Hall. They also deal with minor injuries in particular Litherland Town Hall has x-ray facilities from 8.30am – 7.00pm every day. When you or child has an injury, rather than immediately going to Accident and Emergency departments at Alder Hey and Aintree Hospital please consider going to Litherland WIC where you are likely to be seen quicker and be x-rayed if required. Also Smithdown WIC is open all day for children minor illness and injuries and too have x-ray facilities. The addresses of these centres are below.

If you are unsure where to send your child when they are injured we are happy to advise and/or see our GP the same day.

Litherland NHS Walk-in Centre

Litherland Town Hall
Hatton Hill Road
L21 9JN
Tel: 0151 475 4667
Open: 8.00am – 8.00pm every day
X-ray facilities available

Smithdown Children's Walk-in Centre

0-15 years only
3 miles from City Centre
Smithdown Road (near Asda Supermarket)
Liverpool L15 2LF
Tel: 0151 285 4820
Open: Monday to Friday 8.00am-8.00pm
X-ray facilities available

Old Swan NHS Walk-in Centre

Crystal Close
St Oswald St
L13 2GA
Tel: 0151 285 3565 / 3761
Open: 8.00am-8.00pm every day
(No X-ray facilities)

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