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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: From Monday, January 14th, all of Trinity Practice's appointments will be held at St. Mark's Medical Centre.

Welcome to St. Mark's Medical Centre. With patient needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

The new 7-day service:

What is 7-Day GP Service

The 7-Day GP Service provides pre-booked, routine appointments for any patient registered with a GP practice in Southport and Formby - outside of the surgery's normal opening hours. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT AT ST MARKS MEDICAL CENTRE. You will be informed of the location when booking through St Marks within normal working hours 08:00-18:30.

Opening hours:

  • 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. Monday to Friday and

  • 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 midday on Saturday and Sundays

Types of appointments available:

General Practitioners (GPs):

  • GPs provide routine medical consultations similar to your own GP practice

 Nurse Practitioners:

  • Provide most general consultations, similar to GP appointments

 Practice nurses:

  • Nurse reviews for conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure

  • Smear tests

Health Care Assistants:

  • ECGs

  • BP checks


  • Provide initial assessment and advice for new-onset joint and muscular complaints - patients are provided with a telephone consultation in the first instance.

How to book an appointment:

You should ring reception at your own GP practice to book an appointment with the 7-Day GP Service. Your GP practice receptionist can offer appropriate appointments both at your own GP practice or at the 7-Day GP Service please call us on 01704 511700.

Patients ringing NHS111 for advice may be offered an appointment within the service if this is deemed appropriate and timely during the NHS111 call.

Please note that the service provides appointments booked in advance for routine health conditions, it is not a walk-in or urgent care service.

Get Well, Keep Well

We’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.

Join In

We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.

Accountable/Named GP for All Patients

The practice is required by the Government under the terms of the latest GP contract to allocate all patients a named accountable GP. Individual patients will be informed of their named accountable GP at the first appropriate interaction with the practice.

For convenience, if you have a medical card, your Accountable GP will be the named doctor you are registered with. Patients registering over the last 2-3 years will not have received a medical card as these are no longer routinely sent when registering with a new GP.

However, the practice does keep a record of your registered (accountable) GP. If you wish to be told the name of your Accountable GP, Please ask the receptionists when you are next in the surgery. Please note that there is no need to telephone the practice for this information.

Having a named GP does not prevent you seeing any other doctor in the practice. Your named GP will not be available at all times. If your needs are urgent, you may need to discuss these with an alternative doctor.

(Site updated 22/08/2019)
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