Forster House, Waterside, WA9 1UB

Our visions: Improving people’s lives in St Helens together by tackling the challenge of cost and demand.


Forster House is the Registered Office of NHS St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), and hub space for St Helens Local Authority Integrated Health & Social Care Teams.  There is free parking onsite.




To work at Forster House staff need to book a space (and car parking space if needed) prior to arriving.  Click here for the Forster House Booking Facility. 




Forster House Procedures

All staff are asked to read the Forster House Standard Operating Procedures, which set out the processed and working environment protocols to be adhered to at all times whilst working within Forster House.  Note these have been updated in line with current Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions.

Click here for a copy. 





Forster House has been Risk assessed as fully compliant with Covid Guidelines – for more information please read the Forster House SOP above. In addition all staff are asked to get tested the evening before or the morning of their visit (including to one of the agile hubs or council buildings) and report the results online at  This can be done by:

  • Picking up a testing kit from Atlas House or Forster House (limited stock) 
  • Attending a symptom-free testing site for a supervised test or to pick up an at-home testing kit
  • Ordering lateral flow tests online, or by calling 119
  • Pick one up from the mobile testing van - see the councils social media channels for the van's forthcoming locations
  • Collecting at-home test kits from a pharmacy collection site
  • Collect at-home testing kits locally from: Fairclough Street Car Park, Earlestown (Mon to Fri, 2.30pm–8pm), St Mary’s Indoor Market (Mon to Fri, 8.30am–6pm and Sat and Sun, 10am–3pm) or Chester Lane Community Centre, Sutton Manor (Mon to Fri, 8.30am–6pm and Sat and Sun, 10am–3pm)

This will help identify staff who are carrying the virus without displaying symptoms, reducing the risk of transmission.


Useful Contacts

LA Public Building Assistants - Bernie Blakemore, PBA Team Leader, 01744 674308 / 01744 676313 or 07968616635

LA Security - 01744 676727

CCG Governance Team – 01744 621804/ 01744 624444

CCG Key Contacts

LA Key Contacts


Useful Documents

Swipe Card Application Form - to be sent with current ID picture