If you run out of your regular medicines, they can make up an emergency supply of some repeat medication. You’ll need to take your empty medicine containers with labels attached or your repeat prescription slip (your usual pharmacy is probably best). For pharmacies' contact details and opening times see www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/directory/pharmacies/
Please contact CAV 24/7 first on 0300 10 20 247. They will advise whether it is appropriate to attend the Minor Injuries Unit and will give you a specific time to attend.
Minor Injuries Unit, Barry Hospital
Opening Hours – Monday to Friday (08:30 – 15:30)
Colcot Road Barry CF62 8YH
The following injuries can be treated at the Barry Minor Injuries Unit:
cuts and grazes,
sprains and strains,
broken bones of limbs (fractures),
bites and stings (including human bites),
minor head injuries,
eye problems such as scratches or something that is stuck in the eye.
Accident & Emergency
The Emergency Units (A&E) at the University Hospital of Wales, Princess of Wales or Royal Glamorgan Hospitals assess, treat and resuscitate patients who have been injured or are severely ill, by appropriately trained and experienced staff, and refer patients as needed.
NB: For UHW -Please contact CAV 24/7 first on 0300 10 20 247, they will advise whether it is appropriate to attend the Emergency Unit and will give a specific time to attend.
Who should attend?
The service is available 24 hours a day to adults, children and babies. Patients who present with any of the following would be included in their core services:
Trauma, usually within two days of injury.
Pain, unrelieved by simple painkillers.
Sudden or serious deterioration in someone’s condition.
Change in mental status, including alteration of consciousness and acute confusional states.
Patients brought to hospital by the police.
Patients brought to hospital by emergency ambulance.
Patients appropriately referred by any other health care professional.
If you would like more information on when it’s appropriate to attend the Emergency Unit, or for a general guide to emergency care within Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, please download our Unscheduled Care leaflet.