Minor Injuries and Illness Service
By using these services you may be seen more quickly and help to keep the Accident & Emergency Department free to deal with more major emergencies.

Minor Injury & Illness Service (Delivered by Miriam Primary Care Group). 

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Location – Miriam Medical Centre, Birkenhead Medical Building, Laird Street, Birkenhead, CH41 8DB.

Monday-Friday 08:00-20:00 and Saturday and Sunday 08:00-20:00

This service is held at the following locations, the last patient needs to arrive 30 minutes before the stated closing time:

Miriam Medical Centre
31 Laird St Birkenhead, CH41 8DB
Tel: 0151 652 6077
Monday – Friday 08:00 – 20:00
Weekends 08:00 – 20:00
Victoria Central Health Centre
Mill Lane, Wallasey, CH44 5UF
Tel: 0151 630 4747
Monday – Sunday 9:00 – 21:00
X-ray facilities available

These are drop-in clinics for Wirral residents with a minor medical emergency condition that requires treatment, for example:

  • bites/stings/scalds/burns
  • cuts/grazes/lacerations
  • foreign bodies/minor eye injury/minor head injury
  • sprains and strains/wound infections
  • the morning after pill

Baby clinic 
Every Wednesday 09:45-12:00 for Miriam, every Tuesday at Field Road 10:30-12:30 and every Wednesday 13:00-15:00 for Earlston & Seabank

Child health and immunisation
All new babies are invited for regular check-ups from six weeks old.

Minor surgery
Dr Mantgani and Dr Paton have experience of working in the surgical speciality and offer a range of minor surgical procedures, such as removals of cysts, skin lesions, or drainages of abscesses and hydroceles plus joint injections. The procedures are undertaken at Miriam Medical Centre, Birkenhead Medical Building.

Led by the practice nurse offering advice and general health check-ups to patients diagnosed with diabetes.

Sufferers can make an appointment for advice and support from the practice nurse who specialises in asthma care.

Stop smoking
Run by a health care assistant giving advice and support to patients trying to give up smoking.

Other Clinics
Well woman and man checks
Travel vaccinations
Family planning
Coronary heart disease
New patient medicals
Ear Syringing
Smoking cessation
Warfarin monitoring
Child Health Surveillance

Dr Hill (Miriam), Dr Makin (Earlston/Field Road) carry out a programme of health and development screening in conjunction with the health visitors. Parents are invited to register new babies for child health surveillance that continues until age 5.

Non-NHS Work
The surgery offers some medical services which are not available on the NHS eg, insurance medicals and HGV medicals. The doctors charge fees for these services. The receptionists will advise you in advance if you request a service for which there is a fee. (Please see list of fees under the Patient Information Tab).