Our local community services are provided by Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust.

Community services include the following:

  • District nurses
  • Community matrons
  • Phlebotomy
  • Foot & leg care
  • Treatment rooms
  • Continence service
  • Frailty team
  • Falls service
  • Pain team
  • Heart failure team
  • Respiratory team
  • Diabetes team
  • Palliative care team
  • Dieticians
  • Speech & language therapy
  • Clinical psychology


Our local district nursing team is based at Churchtown Clinic:

  • Address: 137A Cambridge Road, Southport, PR9 7LT
  • Telephone: 01704 387203 (8am to 5pm, 7 days a week)
  • Out of Hours: 01704 387260 (4:30pm to 8am, 7 days a week)

Patients can self-refer to the district nurses without being seen by a GP first.  Most patients will be treated at Churchtown Clinic, unless they are genuinely housebound.


Patients requiring additional help at home do not need to be seen by a GP first.  Please contact Sefton Social Care via the Sefton Council Contact Centre, by telephoning 0345 140 0845.