St Catherine's Surgery

First + Second Floor, Wing 4, St Catherine's Health Centre, Church Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH42 0LQ

Telephone: 0151 643 6700

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Nurse Appointments

Unfortunately we do not offer a ‘drop in’ service so please contact us during our opening hours to discuss your request for a Nurse appointment.

Our Nursing team consists of Practice Nurses, Health Care Assistants and Phlebotomists who are available for pre-booked appointments only. They will take care of your annual reviews for chronic conditions such as those listed below.

  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Diabetes checks
  • Chronic Kidney disease
  • Chronic Heart Disease

The list above is an example and not exhaustive. We usually try to bring you into clinic for your health review in line with your birth month. Please contact us during our opening hours if you feel your condition needs urgent attention – DON’T wait for your annual review.

Asthma Questionnaire

If you are one of our patients who have an asthma diagnosis and attends a yearly review with our specialist nurse we may ask you to complete the form below and then send it onto us.

Asthma Annual Review Form

Our Nursing Team also conduct routine screening as below

  • Cervical Smears. Please click here if you would like more information on Smears including how often, what happens and results.
  • NHS Health check. Please click here if you would like more information on NHS Health checks including eligibility, frequency and results

Again this list above is not exhaustive and will be offered to patients who fit the current NHS criteria.

Ad Hoc appointments

  • Phlebotomy (taking blood)
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Contraception pill check
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Injections such as hormone
  • Dressings (dependent upon availability)
  • Removal of stitches (dependent upon availability)
  • Travel Vaccinations – please click here  for more information.
  • Flu, Pneumonia and Shingles Vaccinations

(If we are unable to offer a suitable Nurse appointment in time for your change of dressing or removal of stitches please can we advise that this service is also offered by our Walk In Centres please click here for more information on their opening times and locations.)


Are available upon request.

Next Steps 

Checking in

  • Please ensure you arrive in time for your appointment
  • Please use our automated check in screen this will advise Nurse, Room and their clinic running time
  • If you are unable to use the check in screen or have arrived after your appointment time then please speak to Reception
  • Please take a seat in our waiting areas and watch and listen for your name on the call in screens.


We hope you understand that to manage the high demand for our services it is imperative that we use all of our appointment options effectively and efficiently. To help us with this we would ask that you please cancel any appointment you no longer need with as much notice as possible. Regrettably, patients who consistently fail to attend may be removed from our practice list. Appointments can be cancelled by replying to your text reminder, on your NHS app or by calling us.