Sefton service changes

Below you can view changes we've made to our services in Sefton during the Covid-19 outbreak.

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​We would like to reassure our service users, patients, families and carers that our top priority is to continue to deliver safe services wherever possible. 

While we are doing everything we can to continue providing services as usual, we have had to make some temporary changes and deliver some services in a different way. You can find out if the service you use is affected below.

This information will be regularly reviewed and updated to make sure we’re sharing the latest information about our services.

* Last updated 29 September 2020

Service
What changes have we made?
Adults' community health services
​Litherland Walk-in Centre
Litherland Walk-in Centre is currently operating every day from 8am to 8pm, and can be accessed via their telephone triage and appointment system. 

If you need to access the service, please book an appointment by contacting the walk-in centre direct on 0151 475 4667.

If someone has coronavirus symptoms, they should make an appointment at their nearest Test Centre or order a Home Testing Kit by visiting: www.nhs.uk/coronavirus. Alternatively they can call 119.

If you start to develop coronavirus symptoms, you must get tested and the rest of your household should self-isolate with you whilst you wait for the results. Full guidance on self-isolation is available on gov.uk.

If someone feels they cannot cope with their symptoms at home, or their condition gets worse, they should use the NHS 111 online COVID-19 service. If they don’t have internet access, they can call NHS 111.

Phlebotomy Service (blood tests)
To make an appointment using our new online booking system, visit: www.merseycare.nhs.uk/mybloodtest

Alternatively you can telephone: 0151 295 3400 (option 4)
 
To see all our clinic opening times, visit: https://www.nwbh.nhs.uk/sefton-phlebotomy


Children and young people's services
Enhanced Children's Team
There will be no face-to-face contacts, unless clinical risk and need identified. 

Working Hours are Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.

The service can be contacted on:
Tel: 0151 247 6145
Email: nwbh.enhanced0-19@nhs.net

We will endeavour to answer your queries within 24 hours.

 

Health Visiting Team

​The service continues to accept referrals for ante-natal women, babies and children. 

The service has reduced most of the face-to-face patient contact clinical appointments, however a reduced telephone service remains for our most vulnerable and at risk patients. 

If a face-to-face visit is necessary, the team will contact you directly to arrange an appointment and wherever possible utilise technology to support this contact. 

Patients are asked if they have any urgent concerns and would like to speak with a practitioner, to contact the service directly.

Immunisations Team

​The service continues to accept new patient referrals. 

The service has reduced most of the face-to-face patient contact clinical appointments, however a reduced telephone service remains for our most vulnerable and at risk patients. 

If a face-to-face visit is necessary, the team will contact you directly to arrange an appointment and wherever possible utilise technology to support this contact. 

Patients are asked if they have any urgent concerns and would like to speak with a practitioner, to contact the service directly.

Youth Offending Team
The service continues to accept new patient referrals.

There will be no face-to-face contacts, unless clinical risk and need identified. 

Working Hours are Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.

The service can be contacted on:
Tel: 0151 247 6145 
Email: nwbh.yos@nhs.net 

We will endeavour to answer your queries within 24 hours.
 
Sefton Looked After Children
The service continues to accept new patient referrals.

There will be no face-to-face contacts, unless clinical risk and need is identified. 

Our working hours are Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.

The service can be contacted on:
Tel: 0151 295 9690
Email: lac.sefton@nhs.net 

We will endeavour to answer your queries within 24 hours.
 
School Health Team
The service continues to accept referrals for children and young people.

The service has reduced most of the face-to-face patient contact clinical appointments, however a reduced telephone service remains for our most vulnerable and at risk patients.

If a face-to-face visit is necessary, the team will contact you directly to arrange an appointment and wherever possible utilise technology to support this contact.

Patients are asked if they have any urgent concerns and would like to speak with a practitioner, to contact the service directly.