The St Helens Urgent Treatment Centre is open 365 days a year from 7am to 9.45pm Monday to Saturday and 9am to 9.45pm on Sunday for walk ins and is staffed by a team of highly skilled nurses and other healthcare professionals including a GP.
The centre sees over 65,000 people a year and over 18,000 of these attendances are children.
The centre offers a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) assessment service so that GP surgeries can refer patients with suspected DVT to the urgent treatment centre for assessment and treatment.
Monday to Friday the centre offers a phlebotomy service between 7am and 9am.
Within the centre there are x-ray and pharmacy facilities.
There is always a doctor or nurse on duty who can prescribe medication.
Staff within the Urgent Treatment Centre can also direct people to other appropriate local health and social care providers.
Here are some of the most common complaints that people attend the Urgent Treatment Centre with:
- Limb injuries
- Ear pain
- Head injuries
- Sore throats
- Bites and stings
- Coughs and colds
- Urine infections
Patient experience feedback shows that 98% of patients would recommend the Urgent Treatment Centre.
From 1 December 2019 this service is run by Whiston Hospital.
Find us at:
The Millennium Centre
Tel: 01744 627400
Pay and Display car parking is available opposite the Millennium Centre