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1-2 Roman Road, Prenton, Wirral, CH43 3DB

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Miriam Medical Centre – Minor Injury & Illness service

Posted on May 3rd, 2022

From Monday 2nd May Miriam Minor Injury & Illness service will be returning to a walk in only service. Please do not call to book a slot, you will need to walk in and wait.
The service is open 8am – 8pm daily, including bank holidays. Please attend alone where possible.
NOTE, Face coverings are mandatory for everybody inside the medical building
What can the Minor Injuries and Illness Service  see and treat?
  • Chest Infections
  • Water/ Kidneys infections/ UTIS
  • Minor Burns
  • Bites/ Stings
  • Cuts/ Grazes/ Minor Laceration
  • Foreign bodies (if nurse can visualise them)
  • Sprains/ Strains/ Falls
  • Minor Eye injuries/ infections
  • Skin complaints/ Infections/ Eczema (not chronic)
  • Removal of Sutures/ Staples
  • Dressing / Redressing
  • Rashes
  • Sore Throats
  • Colds
  • Ear Infections/ Pain
  • Animal/ Human Bites
  • Shingles/ Cold Sores
  • Nappy Rash
  • Paranchia
  • Worms
  • Impetigo
  • Allergies/ Allergic Reactions
  • Oral Thrush
  • Mouth Ulcers (not dental)
  • Diarrhoea and Vomiting
PLEASE NOTE
  • Minor Injuries CANNOT prescribe
  • For babies under 12 months old (triage Only)
  • For Mental Health Problems
  • Strong Painkillers
  • Repeat Prescriptions
  • Most Inhalers (Blue Inhalers in emergencies only)
Minor Injury & Illness Service, Miriam Medical Centre, Birkenhead Medical Building, Laird Street, Birkenhead, CH41 8D

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:30 until 12:30
    13:30 until 18:30
  • Tuesday
    07:00 until 12:30
    13:30 until 18:30
  • Wednesday
    08:30 until 12:30
    13:30 until 18:30
  • Thursday
    08:30 until 12:30
    13:30 until 18:30
  • Friday
    07:00 until 12:30
    13:30 until 18:30
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
    Please call NHS 111 if you require an out of hours GP appointment over the weekend
  • Sunday
    CLOSED
    Please call 111 if you require an out of hours GP appointment over the weekend