Welcome to St James Health Centre

St James Health Centre with its century old history is the oldest Surgery in Liverpool City Centre. Our NHS GP Practice aims to provide the highest quality of medical care possible to the Liverpool community. Our NHS health care services are provided by four GPs, Dr Takeshwar Prasad, Dr Robina Ghosh, Dr Simon Kan and Dr Nigel Chatwin. Our Senior Nurse Practitioner is Trish Jones.

NHS GP appointments are provided in various languages to help the diversity of our local community in Liverpool City Centre. The Doctors speak fluent English, French, Cantonese, Mandarin, Hindi, Bengali and Urdu. 中文 (Chinese website translation).

St James Health Centre is situated in Liverpool’s famous China-Town accessed via Duke Street and Great George Street, and can easily be reached by car or public transport. This practice is within the Liverpool District Primary Care Trust area.

Please inform reception if you have any special requirements or needs. Location map.

Registering as an NHS patient is simple. Call into the surgery during opening hours with proof of residence and our friendly reception staff will help you complete a registration form. Once you are registered as a patient you will be offered an appointment with the Practice Nurse for a general health check. You can then start using our services such as GP appointments and specialist health clinics including:

Travel Heath Clinic, General Clinic, Diabetes Clinic, Asthma Clinic, Epilepsy Clinic, Baby Clinic & Children’s Immunisations and Health Screening

St James Health Centre operates a ‘Patient Choose and Book’ for hospital referrals and we also offer NHS patients a range of private health care services including:
Travel Clinic, LGV/PCV/Taxi and other driving medicals, insurance medicals, occupational medicine services and personal letters.

Please note that these services attract a fee agreed by the British Medical Association.

Surgery Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 6.30pm

We are currently accepting new NHS patients including students living within Liverpool City Centre and some surrounding areas. Register today.

Health Centre Information:

The Winter flu jab for this season 2015-2016 has JUST ARRIVED

Please contact us if you are entitled to have it on the NHS fro free


  • Free patient car parking
  • Mobility ramp entrance
  • Disabled person toilet
  • Baby changing room
  • 中文 website translation

Chinese translation available for appointments


Students are welcome to register as a patient