Community Services (provided by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board)
We have a large team of professional staff who are attached to the Practice and provide services to our patients. These include District Nurses, Health Visitors, Midwives, Phlebotomists, Podiatry and the Western Vale Community Mental Health Team.
District Nurses care primarily for housebound patients, offering clinical care, advice and support and assessments for equipment, care packages and incontinence needs. They also provide nursing care for post-operative and terminally ill patients.
District Nurses can be contacted via the UHB Communication Hub 02920 444501 and more information on the services offered can be found on the attached leaflet.
The Health Visitor is primarily responsible for the care of young children. They are available to support parents with children up to school entry.
Health Visitors can be contacted on 01446 777040.
Phlebotomists attend Cowbridge Health Centre on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday, St Athan Surgery on Tuesday morning and Llantwit Major Clinic on Friday morning.
Attendance is strictly by appointment, made with the Practice reception team.
Please follow the link below easily fill in an online pregnancy booking form.
If you have any difficulty in accessing the digital form above – please phone Maternity Services on 029 20 745030 during office hours.
A Midwife will contact you by telephone within 1-2 weeks of you sending the completed form, to arrange your maternity booking appointment. This will include taking a full medical history to plan your maternity care.
If you have not had a response by 14 days - please contact Maternity Services on 029 20 745030.
If you have any concerns during the early stages of your pregnancy (before 17 weeks) please contact the GP Practice if you are 17 weeks+ pregnant please contact the maternity assessment unit 029 20 744658
To change antenatal appointments call 029 20744658.
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Podiatry Services, Cardiff Royal Infirmary - Helping you care for your feet
Who can access the Podiatry service?
Anyone who is resident in the Cardiff & Vale area who has a foot problem, taking into account both medical and foot health.
What foot problems do Podiatry deal with?
A wide range of foot and postural problems, from foot ulceration and in-growing toe nails to corns and the provision of orthotics (prescription foot supports) for gait problems.
What services are provided?
- Assessment & Diagnostic Clinics – for new patients.
- Telephone Triage Service – for some new patients.
- Wound Clinics – for patients with foot ulcers.
- Diabetic Screening Clinics – for diabetic patients who need advanced foot screening.
- Vascular Screening Clinics – for patients who need advanced foot screening.
- Nail Surgery – for patients who need part or whole nails removed under local anaesthetic.
- Lower Limb Biomechanical Assessment & Gait Analysis – for patients with musculoskeletal problems.
- General Podiatry Treatment Clinics – for patients who have an agreed treatment plan.
- Home Visiting Service – for patients who are housebound.
- In Patient Service – for patients in hospital where treatment is essential prior to discharge.
- Education, Advice on Self Care and Sign Posting Service to Alternative Care – for those who are not eligible for NHS podiatry.
How to access the service
Podiatry for Patients with Diabetes see:
West Vale Community Mental Health Team (CMHT)
How to access the service
Referrals to CMHTs are usually made by the GP, although referrals are taken from other organisations or professionals if appropriate. People who have been provided with treatment by a CMHT can self refer for a re-assessment for up to 3 years from their discharge date.
Tel: 01446 454300
The CMHTs are open 9am – 5pm Monday to Thursday, and 9am – 4.30pm Friday
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board contract with the Practice to provide Primary Care Services. Their contact details are:
Cardiff and Vale UHB Headquarters
Maes Y Coed Rd
Tel: 029 2074 7747
For further information regarding Cardiff and Vale University Health Board please see http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/home