Gerry Marsden attended the launch celebrations, when WHCS
also received a pounds 90,000 donation from the Morgan Foundation towards the refurbishment.
Staff at WHCS said NHS executives should have consulted them before any decision was taken about the future of the building on the St Catherine's Hospital site.
Now the chief executives of the WHCS and the Birkenhead and Wallasey Primary Care Trust, which is planning the changes, are to meet to try and find a way to protect the work of the charity.
Dorothy Crowther, chief executive of WHCS, said: ``We are meeting with the chief executive of the PCT, Kathy Doran, on Monday to ensure we are working closely together for the benefit of both parties.