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Smithdown Children's NHS Walk-in Centre

What We Do

Childrens Nurse checking a childs ear with an otoscopeThe Walk-in Centre is specifically designed, for the care of children 0 - 15 years with minor injuries and minor ailments with access to an X-ray facility on site at the York Centre. You do not need an appointment to attend the Walk-in Centre.

Over 90% of episodes of care are routinely completed at the Walk-in Centre.

If the child cannot be treated then they will be referred to either Alder Hey Hospital or their GP as appropriate.

Find Us

Smithdown Children's Walk-in Centre
For 0-15 years only
3 miles from City Centre
Smithdown Road (near Asda Supermarket)
Liverpool L15 2LF
Tel: 0151 285 4820

Opening Times:

  • 8am-8pm; 7 days a week 

Car Park access is via Titherington Way. 

X-Ray facilities Monday to Friday 9am-6pm

Opening Times

  • 8am-8pm; 7 days a week


The service is self referral. Patients need to come to the Walk-in Centre first for assessment. No appointment is necessary.

Smithdown Children’s Walk In Centre also takes referrals from GPs and other Walk in Centres. If the child could not be treated then they would be referred to either Alder Hey Hospital or their GP or the Walk In Centre. As with all Walk-in Centres: Children will be seen by an experienced nurse practitioner.

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