Urgent alert

Old Swan Community Dental Clinic in Old Swan Health Centre will be temporarily closed between 2-27 October 2023 for improvement works. Dental services will be delivered from another suitable location. Any patients with appointments affected have been contacted and made aware of the changes. All patient enquiries can be made using the usual clinic telephone number: 0151 295 8634.

If you are a patient of Mersey Care Dental Service, when visiting your Dentist, you may be asked some questions ahead of attending the clinic including questions about your general health. 

Please do not attend the clinic if you have any symptoms of respiratory illness or other infectious illnesses.  If you do have respiratory or other potentially infectious symptoms and require dental care, this will be discussed with you by one of our clinical team.

If at any time you develop any of the following symptoms you should seek urgent medical advice from NHS 111 or from your nearest A & E department:

  • Severe swelling
  • Raised temperature
  • Unexplained lethargy (tiredness)
  • Overall feeling of discomfort and lack of wellbeing.

To support NHS services, it is important that you do not visit hospitals or doctors surgeries with dental problems unless you are advised to do so.

Advice for members of the public not registered with a dentist

If you are not registered with a dentist, please visit the following website: https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-dentist

Urgent dental care for members of the public not registered with a dentist can be accessed via the helpline between the hours of 8.00am to 10.00pm every day, including weekends and Bank Holidays.

Cheshire and Merseyside helpline: 0161 476 9651