Cowbridge: 01446 772383

Llantwit Major: 01446 794080

St Athan: 01446 751751

Latest News

Silver Carer’s Award

We are very proud to have made front page news of the latest edition of Caring Times.
Are you a carer? Are you cared for?
Make an appointment with Renae from our Nursing Team and she can help ensure you are getting support and advice. See Carers

Ear Syringing

From Monday 4 February 2019 the Practice will no longer be providing an ear syringing service with our Nurses. We have developed advice and helpful  information for patients which is available under the Services Tab – Ear Care.

St Athan

We are really pleased to announce we have new automatic doors at our St Athan site. We hope they make a significant improvement to patient access.

Older People

A very helpful Directory of Services for older people produced by Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) can be found under Patient Information/Older People



Western Vale Family Practice offers a range of Services to our Patients:


Essential Services

  • Management of patients who are ill or believe themselves to be ill, with conditions from which recovery is generally expected,  including relevant health promotion advice and referral as appropriate, reflecting patient choice wherever practicable
  • General management of patients who are terminally ill
  • Management of chronic disease in discussion with the patient.


Additional Services

  • Cervical screening
  • Contraceptive services – please contact the surgery for range of services provided
  • Vaccinations and immunisations
  • Child health surveillance
  • Maternity services – excluding intra-partum care (which will be an enhanced service)
  • The minor surgery procedures of curettage, cautery, cryocautery of warts and verrucae, and other skin lesions.


Enhanced Services

  • Anticoagulation monitoring
  • Care Homes
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Contraception Services (Coils/mplants/Vasectomies)
  • Diabetes
  • Influenza, Pneumococcal, Shingles vaccinations
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Health
  • Minor surgery
  • Minor Injury
  • Near patient testing (shared care monitoring of specific conditions between hospital and the practice),

We have an excellent Nursing Team who you can see instead of a Doctor for some of your care. They provide a wide range of treatments, advice and services. Our nurses are happy to see you for any of the following:

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  • Medication services
  • Contraception
  • Cervical screening
  • BP checks
  • Travel advice
  • Asthma
  • Diabetic care
  • INR monitoring
  • All vaccinations
  • Smoking cessation
  • Well-person checks

To make an appointment please contact the Reception Team.

Yellow Fever Centre

We are a Yellow Fever centre for the vaccination of patients and non-patients who will be travelling to countries where Yellow Fever is a high risk. This service is not available on the NHS; there will be a charge.

Contact Information


Western Vale Family Practice

Cowbridge Health Centre

The Broad Shoard


CF71 7DA

Tel. 01446 772383

Llantwit Major

The Clinic

Boverton Road

Llantwit Major

CF61 1XZ

Tel. 011446 794080

St Athan

The Surgery

The Square

St Athan


CF62 4PF

Tel. 011446 751751