Cowbridge: 01446 772383

Llantwit Major: 01446 794080

St Athan: 01446 751751

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Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) – advice for patients

The latest advice is to self-isolate for 7 days if you have a new continuous cough or high temperature.

If you live with other people, the entire household should stay at home for 14 days from the day the first person gets symptoms.

If you live with someone who is 70 or over, has a long-term condition, is pregnant or has a weakened immune system, try to find somewhere else for them to stay for 14 days. If you have to stay at home together, try to keep away from each other as much as possible.

If you are worried about symptoms of Coronavirus you should use the NHS Direct Wales online symptom checker at www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/COVID19

You should only call 111 if the symptom checker advises you to.

Please do not attend your GP surgery, community pharmacy or A&E department if you have any symptoms of Novel Coronavirus to stop the spread of infection.

You can help stop the spread of Novel Coronavirus by ensuring you practise good hygiene. Cough and sneeze into a tissue, bin it and immediately wash your hands with soap and hot water for at least 20 seconds.

For up to date advice please visit phw.nhs.wales/coronavirus

With immediate effect the Practice will only be offering telephone appointments, where the GP or Nurse will then decide whether you need to be seen at the surgery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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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

-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/Implants/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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  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Cervical Screening
  • Contraception
  • Diabetic Care
  • INR monitoring
  • Minor illness
  • Smoking cessation
  • Travel advice
  • Vaccinations
  • Well-person checks
  • Wound Care

Our Nursing Assistant (Renae Rockford) is also the Practice’s Carer and Memory/Dementia Champion. If you would like any support, advice or to discuss any concerns regarding either of these areas please make an appointment.

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. See Non NHS Services & Charges

Male Sterilisation

Vasectomies are carried out weekly in our minor surgery suite, by trained and Local Health Board accredited clinicians. Patients considering a vasectomy should make an appointment with a Doctor for a referral. Following referral you and your partner will be requested to attend a counselling appointment with Mr Simon Davies, to discuss the procedure in further detail. You will then be given the next available appointment.

Private Services

There are a number of Private services available from within the Practice, including Audiology, counselling, Physiotherapy and toe nail cutting service see Private Services

Contact Information

Cowbridge

Western Vale Family Practice

Cowbridge Health Centre

The Broad Shoard

Cowbridge

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

Barry

CF62 4PF

Tel. 011446 751751

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