Date published: 12 September 2022
On 8 September 2022, Buckingham Palace announced the death of Her Majesty The Queen.
The Trust is observing the national period of mourning, which will continue until the State Funeral.
State Funeral of Her Majesty The Queen
Monday 19th September has been declared a national bank holiday for the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
We would like to reassure patients that if your appointment is affected by this, you will be contacted by either telephone, text, email or post.
All urgent appointments have been prioritised and we expect all rescheduled appointments to be seen within the coming week.
If you do not hear from us, please continue to attend your appointment as planned.
Our staff appreciate your patience and support at this time. Thank you.
Bank holiday advice
If you need same day urgent care, contact NHS 111 online or over the phone, it’s available 24 hours a day seven days per week. They’ll know the best service for your treatment need and can book you in to be seen at your local Walk In Centre. You can also turn up to any of our Walk In Centres without an appointment.
However, if its an emergency or a serious injury, please dial 999 or go straight to A&E.
The options available to you are:
NHS 111 is able to help you with:
- where to get help for your symptoms, if you’re not sure what to do
- how to find general health information and advice
- where to get an emergency supply of your prescribed medicine
- how to get a repeat prescription
- get emergency dental appointments
Walk In Centres available in your area:
- Huyton – Nutgrove Villa
- Kirkby – St Chad’s
- Halewood – Halewood Centre
- Liverpool City Centre (based at The Beat)
- South Liverpool
- Old Swan
- Smithdown Children’s
For further details about your nearest Walk In Centre, visit www.merseycare.nhs.uk/walk-in-centres
For general advice over this Bank Holiday Weekend, including urgent mental health support and to access our self help guides and app, visit www.merseycare.nhs.uk/help-us-help-you
National book of Condolence at the Royal Residences
There are no physical Books of Condolence at the Royal Residences.
An online Book of Condolence for those who wish to leave messages is available on the Royal website.
Resources to support Young People
Simon Says - Child bereavement support
Winston's Wish - How to talk to children about the death of the Queen
Twinkl - Remembering Queen Elizabeth II, resources and activities