Cowbridge: 01446 772383

Llantwit Major: 01446 794080

St Athan: 01446 751751

Latest News

Easter Bank Holidays/Weekend – The Practice will remain open for urgent services at Cowbridge Health Centre on Good Friday and Easter Monday. In addition we will be opening on Saturday 11 April and Sunday 12 April, Cowbridge Health Centre between 8.00am-1.15pm. Please telephone the Practice first if you require urgent advice and support during these times. Please do not attend the Practice without being given a prior appointment.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) – advice for patients

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. If your symptoms deteriorate, or you do not improve after 7 days please telephone the surgery.

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.

For up to date advice please visit  https://gov.wales/coronavirus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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:

By Post
Cardiff and Vale UHB Headquarters
Woodland House
Maes Y Coed Rd
Cardiff
CF14 4HH
By Phone
Tel: 029 2074 7747

For further information regarding Cardiff and Vale University Health Board please see http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/home

Community Services (provided by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board)elderly_patient-with_nurse

We have a large team of professional staff that are attached to the practice and provide services to our patients. These include District Nurses, Health Visitors, Midwives, Phlebotomists, Podiatry and Western Vale Community Mental Health Team.

 

District Nurse

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 01446 729563

 

Health Visitor

The health visitor is primarily responsible for the care of young children. They are available to supply parent with children up to school entry. Health Visitors can be contacted on 01446 777040

 

West Vale Community Mental Health Team

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.
Information for those who have been referred to a CMHT:
If you have been referred to a CMHT and would like to know more about what to expect from your first appointment see this information leaflet.
Information for those who are currently receiving treatment from a CMHT:
Further information on care and treatment can be found on this information leaflet.
How to contact the CMHT:
The three Vale CMHTs (Amy Evans, Hafan Dawel and Western Vale) have co-located to Barry Hospital and are now called the Vale Locality Mental Health Team.
Vale LMHT Barry Hospital, Colcot Road, Barry CF62 8YH 01446 454300
The CMHTs are open 9am – 5pm Monday to Thursday, and 9am – 4.30pm Friday

 

Midwives

COVID 19 Information:

If you need to inform the Community Midwives that you are pregnant.

  1. Send an email to the designated email address. cav@wales.nhs.uk
  2. You will receive an automatic response with the referral form attached.
  3. You should then complete the form on –line and return it to the same email address.
  4. You will be contacted within a week by a Community Midwife who will then arrange a telephone booking appointment when you are 8-10 weeks pregnant.

Information is available on the Cardiff and Vale UHB website and the Cardiff and Vale UHB Maternity Services Facebook page.

 

The midwives normally see patients in both Cowbridge and Llantwit Health Centre and attend patients at home before and after delivery.

They can be contacted on 029 20 745030

If you have any concerns during the early stages of your pregnancy, then contact the Early Pregnancy Unit 029 20 745933

 

Phlebotomists

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.

 

 

 

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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