Extended Hours Services

Need a weekend or evening appointment?

You can book to see a GP, nurse or arrange a blood test in the evening, at weekends and on Bank Holidays. Physio assessments are also available any weekday evening. Appointments can be booked routinely, up to two weeks in advance. To book an appointment please call 0300 123 7740 and select Option 3.

NB if you want a blood test in the Extended Hours clinic you will need to collect a blood form from the Fountains Medical Practice in advance.

The service is provided at the following locations:

Monday to Friday

6.30pm – 9.30pm Chester & Ellesmere Port

6.30pm – 8.00pm Helsby (Monday & Tuesday)

6.30m – 8.00pm Tarporley (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)


9.00am – 2.00pm Chester, Ellesmere Port, Tarporley

9.00am – 12.00pm Malpas & Neston


10.00am – 3.00pm Chester & Ellesmere Port

9.00am – 2.00pm Tarporley

Pharmacy First

In Participating pharmacies, your local pharmacist can now give advice and treat minor ailments from coughs and colds through to worms and thrush – you do not need an appointment.  The service is free to our patients, but for those who are not exempt from prescription charges, you will either pay the cost of the medicine or the prescription charge, whichever is the lowest.  Many pharmacies operate extended hours on a rota basis.  For more details call NHS 111 on 111.

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