Cowbridge: 01446 772383

Llantwit Major: 01446 794080

St Athan: 01446 751751

Latest News


Practice Prescribing Policy for Benzodiazepines and Z-drugs

With immediate effect GPs, Nurses, and Pharmacists in Western Vale Family Practice will only prescribe hypnotics and anxiolytics (benzodiazepines and z-drugs) in line with national and locally developed guidelines. Please see our Practice Policy for more information:

Practice Prescribing Policy for Benzodiazepines and Zdrugs

New Practice Staff

Welcome to Rachel Brace, Practice Pharmacist, Nicci Underhill, Nurse Practitioner and Rachel Guyatt, Mental Health Worker, who have recently joined our Practice Team. They are all very experienced and skilled professionals who will make a positive addition to the Western Vale Family Practice Team.


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New Patients – How to Register

consultation_6We will be delighted to welcome you as a patient. Please follow these three simple steps:


1.Check that you live within our practice boundary area, click here


2.Complete a Registration form and a GMS 1 form (see below or available via the surgery)

Registration form – electronic

Registration form – hand



3. Bring these documents to the surgery with:

-your repeat prescription from your previous surgery (if applicable)

-photographic ID (for My Health Online Account – see info below).


Please do not post forms as they contain very sensitive, personal patient identifiable information.


NHS Number

Please ensure that you complete your NHS number on the GMS 1 form, as the Practice cannot register you unless we have this. If you are unsure of your number, please contact your current practice who will provide you with your number

If you require any further information regarding registration, please speak to a member of staff or e-mail


On-line Appointments

Within the Registration forms you will see reference to My Health Online (MHOL), using this you will be able to:

• Book, view and cancel an appointment online (you will get confirmation back immediately so there will be no need to re-confirm by telephone)
• Request repeat prescriptions
• Update personal information.

If you have any further enquiries please ask at Reception or have a look at the MHOL website and FAQ document below:
MHOL Patient FAQ’s

If you are having difficulties with your MHOL account please have a look at the following guidance

Practice Leaflet

If you would like more information about our Practice, please have a look around the website, or see our practice leaflet which we hope you will find informative.

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. 01446 794080

St Athan

The Surgery

The Square

St Athan


CF62 4PF

Tel. 011446 751751