Where to get medical advice this August bank holiday weekend

There are still medical services available to help you and/or your family during the bank holiday, Monday, 31 August 2020.

Walk-in centres

Liverpool – Walk-in centres will continue to operate 9am-8pm. Please call 0300 100 1004 to pre-arrange an appointment.

Knowsley – Halewood (0151 244 3533), Huyton (0151 244 3150) and Kirby (0151 244 3065) will be open but operating hours are reduced (10am-6pm).

Sefton – Litherland (0151 475 4667), West Lancashire (01695 402180) and Skelmersdale (01695 402180) will be open 8am-8pm.

GP appointments

Liverpool and Knowsley – GP practices closed.

Sefton - Book an appointment in advance by calling your GP practice directly. Appointments will be available through the 7 Day GP Service in Southport and Formby which is open 9am-12pm and the GP Extra service in South Sefton which is open 10am–1pm.


Liverpool - Some local pharmacies will also continue to be open and can offer advice and treatments to manage any minor illnesses or ailments yourself at home. Please check with your local pharmacist for their exact opening times.

Knowsley -

ASDA Pharmacy - Huyton Lane - Huyton

9am -6pm

Boots -  Cables Retail Park - Prescot

9am -6pm

Kingsway Pharmacy - Kingsway Parade - Huyton


Stockbridge Pharmacy - The Croft - Stockbridge Village

10am-12 noon

Tesco Instore Pharmacy - Cables Retail Park - Prescot

9am -6pm

Sefton - Some community pharmacies in the area may be open. Please check your local pharmacies opening times on their website.

NHS App and NHS 111

Alternatively, the NHS App is a great way to access medical advice, this allows you to stay at home, protect yourself and those around you. Some features of this free app allow you to:

  • Check symptoms
  • Find out when you need help urgently
  • Order repeat prescriptions.

If you are experiencing coronavirus symptoms, seek help and advice first using NHS111online services and only call NHS111 if you cannot get help online.