Our Services A - Z - A&E - Accident & Emergency
About the service
The department remains the busiest on Merseyside, seeing and treating over 140,000 patients per year.
We have five main areas:
- Resuscitation area
- Major treatment
- Minor injuries
- SDEC (Same Day Emergency Care)
The department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Emergency Department is very busy and is for patients with major injuries, life threatening illnesses and medical emergencies.
If you are unsure whether the Emergency Department is the right place for you to get treatment, you can call 111 or visit the NHS website.
- About the Team
Clinical Director - Dr John Matthews
Assistant Director of Operations for Urgent and Emergency Care - John Foo
Directorate Manager - Susan Curran
Matrons – Barry Atherton / Julie Dallman
The Emergency Department is located on Level 0 Red zone at Whiston Hospital.
The entrance to the Accident and Emergency Department can be accessed via Dragon Lane, Prescot.
- Contact Details
Contact number - 0151 430 1313
- Relevant Links
NHS Choices www.nhs.uk
- Patient Information Leaflets
Title - AE - rib injury advice leafletDescription - Rib Injuries/ How to help yourself/ Breathing exercises
Page last updated on 12th May 2021