Heatherlands Medical Centre

New Hey Road, Woodchurch CH49 9DA
Tel: 0151 677 2172 Fax: 0151 678 1242

Bus Stop Upgrade outside Surgery

Merseytravel will be carrying out an upgrade of the existing bus stop adjacent to the Surgery between September and October 2022. There will be a replacement bus shelter or bus stop pole in situ whilst these works are carried out. This may cause some congestion whilst accessing the surgery, please allow extra time on your journey if you are visiting Heatherlands Medical Centre or the Pharmacy.

August Step Challenge

Staff at Heatherlands have entered 2 teams into the NHS Staff August Step Challenge.

The Blue Heathers: Dr Camphor, Karen Jones, Laura, Lauri and Melanie

The Pink Heathers: Dr Whittingham-Jones, Kelly Knight, Amanda, Mandy and Helen

We will update our website throughout the month of August with Team Updates!

Military Veterans

Veterans Support:

Veterans in Mind provide psychological therapy and recovery interventions to support to all ex service men and women who have served in the armed forces and are registered with a GP on Cheshire and Merseyside (excluding Liverpool)

The service offers clinical treatment and welfare support to veterans who suffer from ongoing psychological issues, resulting from their time as a serving Armed Forces member. These can include moderate to severe problems with depression, anxiety, substance misuse, trauma, adjustment disorders and problems relating to personality issues.

In addition to the clinical services, Veterans in Mind also ensure the necessary links are in place to support veterans and their families with housing, financial and social needs.

For more information please read the Military Veterans Service Booklet

military-veterans-service-booklet

Veterans in Mind accept self-referrals and referrals from healthcare professionals, GP’s, third party organisations, family members or carers. Alternatively, you can contact the service on 0151 908 0019

For more services and activities in your area, please visit the following:-

Wirral Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast : Wirral Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club – Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Clubs (afvbc.net)

Wirral Veterans Club: The Wirral veteran’s club offering a social hub for all services | Wirral Globe

Veterans Headquarters: Veterans HQ | Wirral InfoBank

Family Toolbox

Wirral Council have been working with Wirral Parents and Carers to create a free online hub of support for Wirral Families. The website offers lots of helpful videos, tried and tested tips on parenting, support networks in your area as well as lots of fun ideas on how to spend time as a family. You can visit and create your own “family toolbox” by visiting http://www.familytoolbox.co.uk

Filming at Heatherlands

Throughout April and May Heatherlands had the pleasure of being the filming location for a new pilot medical sitcom. Here are some photographs taken of the filming…

Sunny Heatherlands!

Thank you to Paul Knight for sending in these photographs taken from his drone on a lovely sunny day!

A birds eye view of Heatherlands Medical Centre

Jubilee Bank Holiday

The Practice will be closed for the Jubilee Bank Holiday. The Surgery will be closed on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June and will re-open on Monday 6th June at 8:30am. For medical advice, please contact NHS111. For Emergencies, please call 999.

If you require medication for the bank holiday weekend, please submit your request by Monday 30th to ensure this is processed.

Thank you – Heatherlands Medical Centre