Leigh NHS Walk-In-Centre offers fast and convenient access to advice, information and treatment by experienced nurses. The centre offers treatment for minor illnesses and injuries including:
- Sore throats or flu-like symptoms
- Infections or rashes
- Viral illnesses
- Minor burns, cuts or wounds
- Fractures, sprains and x-rays of upper/lower limbs
- Eye problems
- Minor head injuries
The Walk-In-Centre is provided by Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust and is designed to complement hospital and GP services. The centre is open between 7am and 9pm, 365 days a year. No appointment is necessary. Leigh Walk-In Centre is located within Leigh Health Centre, (Leigh Infirmary), The Avenue, Leigh,WN7 1HR. Contact the Walk In Centre on: 01942 483453 or via Wigan Infirmary Switchboard, telephone number 01942 244000 or look on the Walk-In Centre website for further details https://www.wwl.nhs.uk/hospitals/leigh_walkin_centre.aspx.
Accident and Emergency Department situated at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan Lane, Wigan WN1 2NN via telephone number 01942 244000 or Warrington General Hospital, Lovely Lane, Warrington, telephone number 01925 635911 (attendance at Accident & Emergency should only be in cases of life threatening situations).
A & E Departments, NHS 111 and the Practice Out-of-hours service are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor via one of these Services and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999