Reception and enquiries

Reception and enquiries

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Treatment Room

Treatment Room

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Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

St Helens NHS Walk-In Centre
Millenium Building
The Millennium Centre
Corporation Street
St. Helens
Merseyside
WA10 1DH
Tel: 01744 627400
7.00am – 10.00pm
Nutgrove Villa
Westmorland Road
Huyton
Liverpool
Merseyside
L36 6GA
Tel: 01234 567 890
8.00am – 9.00pm
Knowsley NHS Walk-In Centre
St Chads Clinic
St Chads Drive
Liverpool
Merseyside
L32 8RE
Tel: 0151 2443180
8.00am – 9.00pm

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.

Consulting room

Consulting room

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For Forms, Medicals, Test results and Certificates please visit Reception.

For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic.

Speak to someone now – Call NHS 111.

Call 111

Call 111 at any time, 24 hours a day. You will speak to NHS professional staff who will help guide you on any medical issue.
Calls are free from landlines and mobiles. 111
Get fast help from a Pharmacist with various conditions such as minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis.

Visit a Pharmacist

  • No appointment necessary
  • Many pharmacists have a confidential area
  • Open till late and at weekends
See a Nurse for conditions such as vaccinations, sexual health, contraception, blood pressure checks, health reviews, wound management, cervical screening, ear syringing and lifestyle advice.

Contact a Nurse

Book an appointment on the phone01744 624810
Get help from an Optician with various conditions such as red eyes or eyelids, discharge from or watering of the eye, Irritation and inflammation of eyes or eyelids, dry eyes and Stye.

Visit an Optician

See a Dentist for toothache and urgent dental problems.

Visit a Dentist

Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone01744 624810

Travel Room

Travel Room

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Vaccinations, medication and travel advice

Travel Assessment

We offer a full travel advice and immunisation service. If you are travelling abroad please complete and submit the travel form in plenty of time (we recommend 6 weeks) before your journey.

Do you need vaccinations?

Before you travel, it’s important to find out whether you will need vaccinations for the country you’re visiting. The following websites will help you.

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Wellbeing Centre

Wellbeing Centre

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Carers

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

St Helens Carers' Centre

A carer is someone of any age who provides unpaid support to family or friends who could not manage without this help. This could be caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse problems.

Telephone: 01744 675 615

Website: www.carers.org

Child Health

Children’s Health Services Information

You can use this service to search for all health services in St Helens and the wider area.

Website: www.sthelens.gov.uk

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Download from: www.nhs.uk

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Community Groups

Community Centres

Interested in enrolling in a new course, want to start a new activity, need a local venue for a meeting or event, thinking of volunteering? Then contact your local Community Centre to find out more…

Websitewww.communitycentres.org.uk

The Youth Service Offer

St Helens Youth Service offers a three day per week youth offer. It is packed full of different things to do, from arts and sports to health and volunteering, and much more.

Website: yaz.sthelens.gov.uk

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society

The Society provides reliable up to date information and will inform people affected by MS, their families and carers about what practical, emotional and financial support is available.

MS Society,
St Helens Branch,
St Julies Church Hall,
1 Howards Lane,
St Helens
WA10 5HJ

Telephone: 07521 166590

Website: www.mssociety.org.uk

Email: sthelens@mssociety.org.uk

Stroke Association (Aphasia Support)

The Stroke Association provides high quality, up-to-date stroke information and will inform stroke patients, their families and carers about what practical, emotional and financial support is available.

Room 014, Admin Suite A,
Lower Ground,
St Helens Hospital,
Marshalls Cross Road,
St Helens,
WA9 3DA

Telephone: 01744 646160

Website: www.stroke.org.uk

Email: jean.hobbs@stroke.org.uk

Depression, Anxiety & Stress/Mental Health

Chrysalis Centre for Change

Chrysalis Centre for Change is an established women’s mental health charity based in St. Helens, Merseyside in the Northwest of England.

Websitewww.chrysaliscentreforchange.co.uk

Telephone01744 451309

NWBH Mental Health Services

A complete list of the services North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS offer in regards to mental health.

Website: www.nwbh.nhs.uk/st-helens

Mind

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Minds Matter - Talking Therapies

We have a range of services that are free of charge and aimed to suit your needs to increase wellbeing. We also understand people have busy lives, so fitting in sessions during working hours can be problematic. Mindsmatter teams offer evening stress control classes, therapy groups and evening appointments.

Website: www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/Mindsmatter

 

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Rethink

Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927

Website: www.rethink.org

Email: info@rethink.org

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Diabetes

Diabetes Centre - St Helens Hospital

Over the last decade, the team have strived (and succeeded) to establish a high quality service with engagement and involvement of its users. The Diabetes Centre has an active research programme and has received recognition for its high quality diabetes service.

Telephone: (non-urgent only) 01744 646 266

Website: www.sthk.nhs.uk

Diabetes Drop-In Clinic

Drop-in clinic is only available for patients who are currently attending and known to the St Helens Hospital Diabetes Centre.

Diabetes Centre,
St Helens,
Hospital,
Marshalls Cross Road,
St Helens,
WA9 3DA

Telephone: 01744 646244.

Diabetes UK - North West

Our aim is to influence healthcare provision and improve services for people with diabetes at a local level, together with raising awareness.

Telephone: 01925 653281

Fax: 01925 653288

Website: www.diabetes.org.uk

Email: n.west@diabetes.org.uk 

Drugs and Alcohol

Change Grow Live

St Helens Integrated Recovery Service is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults in St Helens.

Website: www.changegrowlive.org

Addaction

Addaction support adults, children, young adults and older people to make positive behavioural changes. Whether that’s with alcohol, drugs, or mental health and wellbeing, we’re here to help people improve their lives in ways they never thought possible.

Telephone: 01744 766210

Address: Lincoln House 80 Corporation Street St Helens, WA10 1UQ

Websitegetiton.org.uk

Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Team

The St Helens Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Team is a young person friendly service which offers a dedicated service for young people under nineteen in the St Helens borough who wish to receive information and support regarding their drug and alcohol use.

Address: Lord Street Centre Lord Street St Helens, WA10 2SP

Telephone01744 675605

Footsteps

Footsteps is a charity working in Warrington and St Helens in the North West of England. They offer listening, information and support to anyone affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use.

Telephone: 01744 808212 or 01925 244524

Website: footstepsforfamilies.org

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Telephone: 0800 917 7650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org

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Drinkline

If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Elderly Care

Older People Care Needs

Care in your own home is provided to people who need support with daily living tasks such as washing or dressing, or tasks such as support with medication or finances.

Websitewww.sthelens.gov.uk

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 169 2081

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Dementia

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4708 090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Homeless Health

St Helens and Halton

The Service supports homeless people by improving their access to primary health care, housing and welfare support. Assistance is given in improving the physical, emotional and social functioning of homeless individuals including substance misuse and mental health treatment.

Telephone: 0151 4207619

Address:
The Bridges Learning Centre,
Crow Wood Lane,
Widnes
WA8 3LZ

Nutrition & Diet

NWBH Nutrition and Dietetics Service

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS provide community dietitians who provide a highly specialised service for adults and children who need nutritional advice and support for a range of conditions. Please speak to your GP to arrange an appointment with the service.

Website: www.nwbh.nhs.uk

Maternity

Maternity & Gynaecology

To achieve women’s expectations we aim to offer a friendly, supportive and safe service for women, their partners, babies and their families. We believe in promoting normality in pregnancy and labour and we strive to maximise one to one care during labour, promotion of skin to skin and breastfeeding.

Websitewww.sthk.nhs.uk

Telephone: 0151 4261600

Early Pregnancy Clinic/Midwifery

Whiston Hospital, Prescot

Patients should contact the clinic directly; they will then be triaged by a member of the clinical team which may result in an appointment date and time to attend for a blood test and / or ultrasound scan.

Patients must call to make an appointment even if they have been referred by a healthcare professional.

Attendance at the Early Pregnancy Clinic is by appointment only.

Telephone: 0151 2904 356

Family Nurse Partnership

Giving information and advice to mothers aged 19 and under.

Website: www.fnp.nhs.uk

Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

Safeguarding

Emergency Duty Social Work Team

For adults and children believed to be at risk of significant harm and for whom delay until the next working day may be detrimental to their welfare and safety.

Emergency Duty Team,
Council Contact Centre Reception,
Wesley House,
Corporation Street,
St Helens

Telephone: 0345 0500 148

Email: EDT@halton.gov.uk

Website: www.sthelens.gov.uk

Social Care Contact Centre

For social care enquiries in the Borough of St Helens.

Council Contact Centre Reception,
Wesley House,
Corporation Street,
St Helens

Telephone: 01744 676600

Email: contactcentre@sthelens.gov.uk

Website: www.sthelens.gov.uk/contact-us

Sexual Health

Get It On

The Sexual Health Clinic (GUM) is based in St Helens Hospital. It offers an outpatient service to both self-referred patients and patients referred by their doctor. They provide a free and confidential service. This clinic provides screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections.

Websitegetiton.org.uk

Telephone: 01744 646482

Emailhealth.advisor@sthk.nhs.uk

Sexual Health Help Line

The Family Planning Association Sexual health help line can give you confidential information and advice.

Telephone: 0845 122 8690

Rape Centre

Information and support to those who have been raped, whether recently or in the past.

Telephone: 0330 3630063

Website: www.rapecentre.org.uk

Brook

Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year.

Website: www.brook.org.uk

Family Planning Association

They are a sexual health charity. They give straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Telephone: 0300 1237123

Website: www.fpa.org.uk

Stop Smoking

Ready to Stop Smoking

Stopping smoking isn’t easy, but when you see the drastic improvements to your life and health, you’ll want to set your action plan going as quickly as you can and the Stop Smoking Service can help make your journey easier.

Websitewww.readytostopsmoking.org.uk

Telephone: 0800 3 247 111

St Helens Gateway - Stop Smoking

The City Health Care Partnership run a Smokefree St Helens service if you are looking for help and advice on how to quit or cut down on your smoking.

Telephone: 01744 586247

Email: chcp.smokefreesthelens@nhs.net

Website: www.sthelensgateway.info

Quit with help

Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan.

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

NHS Smokefree - Mobile App

The Smokefree app can help you stop smoking by providing daily support and motivation. If you stay smokefree for the 4-week programme you’re up to five times more likely to stay quit for good.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

Weight Management

Fit4All

Fit4All, delivered by ABL Health, is a family weight management service for children and young people aged 4-18 and concerned about their weight and their families. Offered over 12 months, the programme encourages children, young people and their families to make healthy and sustainable behaviour changes.

Telephone: 01744 778 359

Email: sthelens@ablhealth.co.uk

Choose to Change

Choose to Change is a specialist weight management service that helps adults make lifestyle changes that will enable them to lose weight and improve their health.

Telephone: 01744 778359

Websitewww.choose-to-change.co.uk

Emailsthelens@ablhealth.co.uk

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk

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Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Website: www.weightwatchers.com

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