Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for West Lancashire

During the Coronavirus pandemic, local health services will be shaped differently to protect patients and staff. 

This page contains information about your local health and care services and any changes to the usual service during this time. You can also keep up to date by following our social media channels, Facebook and Twitter

GP practices

GP's are working together and using phone/video consultations where possible. Call your normal practice phone number.

GP out of hours

Call NHS 111

Community services

Telephone: 0300 247 0011


Skelmersdale walk-in centre / Ormiskirk Urgent Treatment Centre

Access to these services is by pre-booked appointments only. If you have a minor injury, please call 01695 402180

Southport and Ormskirk hospitals

Non-urgent appointments and visiting have been cancelled.

Southport A&E

Open as usual.

When should I attend A&E? (opens in a new window) 

Children's A&E

Closed 10pm - 8am. Patients arriving by ambulance will be taken to Alder Hey. 

Mental Health


  • Telephone: 01695 684262
  • Opening times: Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm. Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 6pm. 

Wellbeing and mental health helpline (all ages)

Telephone: 0800 9154640

Opening times: Monday - Friday: 7pm - 11pm. Saturday and Sunday: 12pm - 12am. 

Social Care

Telephone: 0300 1236720

Social Care website (opens in a new window) 

Help with food

Contact West Lancs Together.

Telephone: 0800 616667 (7am - 7pm daily)

Help with food website (opens in a new window)


Order your repeat prescriptions in the usual way. 


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