Out Of Hours

If you have a life threatening emergency please dial 999.

For any other medical advice that is not life-threatening – please dial 111 (Calls charged at local rate) or use the 111 online website: https://111.nhs.uk/.

Whatever the day or time, if you or someone else experiences severe chest pain, loss of blood or suspected broken bones, go to your nearest accident and emergency department or call 999. Accident and emergency departments are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and can assess serious injuries and provide emergency treatment.  

West Lancashire Health Centre & Skelmersdale Walk-In Centre can be accessed without an appointment and are open 7 days a week. The walk-in centres can treat a range of minor illnesses and injuries. They are staffed by Nurse Practitioners and GP’s.