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Telephone: 01942 244 000

Leigh Walk-in-Centre

Description of Leigh Walk-in-Centre
At Leigh Walk-In-Centre we offer fast and convenient treatment by experienced, specially trained nurses.

No appointment is needed. Based at Leigh Health Centre.

We are open seven days a week from 7am to 9pm.

Leigh Walk-in-Centre comprises of experienced health professionals with the knowledge and skills to provide highly specialist advice, assessment and treatment to the Community.

  • Leigh Walk-in-Centre treat minor illnesses or injuries such as:
  • 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
  • Emergency contraception.

Please note: we cannot treat dental problems at Leigh Walk-in-Centre.

Our service closes at 9pm, dependent on service pressures during the evening, on some occasions patients will be assessed but may be referred to their GP, out-of-hours GP or hospital A&E department.

X-ray Department opening times at Leigh Walk-in-Centre
Weekdays: 8.30am – 8.00pm
Saturdays: 8.30am – 5.00pm
Sunday and Bank Holidays: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Early morning Phlebotomy service – appointment only
Please note: as from 1 June 2017 blood appointments at the Walk in centre can be made via Single Point of Access 01942 483483.

This service is available from 7am – 9am Monday to Friday.

This service is an ideal solution for patients who do not want to take time off work.

Patients will need a blood form from their GP.

We do not do hospital consultant bloods, G.T.T. bloods tests or children under 16 years of age.

This is an appointment service only. Please contact 01942 483453, option 3 between 9am – 5pm for an appointment.

Contraception and sexual health at Leigh Walk-in-Centre

This is a confidential appointment service available on:
Monday: 9am – 6pm
Tuesday: 9am – 6pm
Thursday: 9am – 6pm

Please contact 01942 483453, option 1 or 01942 483461.

Services include:

  • Contraceptive pill
  • Chlamydia screening (under 25s only)
  • Chlamydia treatment (by appointment) (under 25s only)
  • R U Clear screening and treatment (under 25s only)
  • Free condoms
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Hormonal contraception, pills, injection
  • Implanon fitting and removal (by appointment only)
  • Cytology/cervical smears (by appointment)
  • Emergency contraception
  • Condoms and C-card registration (under 19’s)
  • Early pregnancy advice and reassurance
  • Abortion advice and referral

Emergency contraception can be accessed seven days a week at the Walk-In-Centre. No appointment necessary.

24 hour blood pressure and cardiac monitoring service
This service is available seven days a week by appointment only at request of your GP.
Please contact 01942 483453, option 2 for more information.

Who can access the service?
Anyone, all ages.

How can people access the service?
You don’t need an appointment to attend the Walk-In-Centre. Open from 7am to 9pm, 365 days a year.

Where is the service offered?
Leigh Walk-in-Centre within Leigh Health Centre.

Contact details
Leigh Health Centre
(Leigh Infirmary)
The Avenue
Telephone: 01942 483453

Our leaflet
Leigh Walk-in-Centre leaflet

Leigh Walk in A4 poster