Extended Hours Appointments

Extended Hours Service

West Lancashire now has an extended access service running 7 days a week from 18:30 – 20:00 Monday to Friday, 10:00 – 14:00 on Saturdays and 10:00 – 13:00 on Sundays.

The service runs from various locations on weeknights, and from 3 hubs in West Lancashire on the weekend;

  • Burscough Health Centre,
  • Ormskirk Medical Practice,
  • Sandy Lane Health Centre.

The service offers pre-bookable and same-day primary care appointments with a range of clinicians including GP’s, ANP’s, Practice Nurses, Phlebotomists and Health Care Assistants. Appointments are available to all patients that are registered with a GP Surgery in West Lancashire, and they can be booked by contacting the surgery reception on 01695 588710.

Non-urgent advice: Notice

Please be aware that the extended hours service is not a walk-in clinic, you must have an appointment. 

If you have an appointment booked with the extended hours service, and you would like to cancel it – please contact them directly on 01695 736053.


Cancellation Appointments

The extended hours service may occasionally have some appointment cancellations over the weekend if you would like to ring them directly to check whether they have any cancellations available to be booked during the weekend – Please call 01695 736058 (Saturday 10 am – 2 pm and Sunday 10 am – 1 pm).

These appointments are NOT urgent on the day appointments similar to what is offered in the surgery, they are simply cancellations that can be used on the day if patients enquire.