About Us

​​The Accident and Emergency Department (AED) is located on Level 0 at Whiston Hospital.

The department remains the busiest on Merseyside, seeing and treating over 105,000 patients a year.

We have four main areas:

  • Resuscitation
  • Major treatment
  • Paediatrics
  • Minor injuries

The department is open 24hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Senior Team Members

​Clinical Director ​ - Dr John Matthews

​Interim Directorate Manager - John Foo

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​Whiston Hospital – Level 0, RED Zone.

The entrance to the Accident and Emergency Department can be accessed via Stoney Lane, Prescot

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Contact Us

​0151 430 1313

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Other Information

NHS Choices –

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Patients are eligible for free NHS treatment at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching hospitals NHS Trust if they are: Ordinarily resident in the UK or: Overseas visitors, but entitled to free NHS services under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations

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