The Surgery will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday 28th May 2018.

If you call during these times your call will be diverted to the Out of Hours service.

When the practice is closed please call the Out of Hours Service on 01446 729562 for urgent medical attention.

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency


We are pleased to announce that Nuffield Healthcare will now be offering private consulting rooms and physiotherapy facilities within the Health Centre (please see our Clinics & Services)


You can now use the internet to book appointments and request repeat prescriptions on-line


Please contact your Surgery to register for your on-line account


You are now able to order your repeat medication with your on-line account



bp_meter_readingDid you know that we now have a self-checking Blood Pressure Monitoring Machine which is situated in the waiting area. Please ask at the Front Reception Desk for Assistance.

About Our Practice

The Doctors and staff at Western Vale Family Practice are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare. We are a friendly, innovative and high performing Practice, supporting an increasing patient population of over 10,500 patients across the Western Vale of Glamorgan. We also undertake the vocational training of new General Practitioners and Medical Students.

Our main site, which is also our administrative centre, is in the purpose developed Health Centre in Cowbridge and we have branch surgeries in Llantwit Major Health Centre and St Athan. We currently have 5 GP Partners, 3 Salaried GPs, 1 Nurse Practitioner, 2 Practice Nurses, 1 Nursing Assistant and employ around 20 members of staff across Management, Administrative and Reception areas.

The GP Practice is the first point of contact for healthcare for most people. The aim is to provide an easily accessible route to care, whatever the patient’s problem. Since we often care for people and their families over extended periods of time, the relationship between patient, the Doctors and staff in the Practice is particularly important. Our staff are at all times are expected to behave in accordance with the Practice values, demonstrating commitment to the delivery of a high quality service to our patients. Our values are:

We Care, Respect and treat our patients and colleagues with Kindness;
We Trust one another;
We take Personal Responsibility and act with Honesty.

As a Practice, we aim to ensure that staff are appropriately trained and confident in the work they do and we provide opportunities to continuously learn, develop, gain job satisfaction and reach their full potential.

Please find a link below to our Practice Brochure, which we hope you will find useful.

Practice Brochure

You will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Please have a look around and do take the time to send us some feedback, which is always helpful.