Cowbridge: 01446 772383

Llantwit Major: 01446 794080

St Athan: 01446 751751

Latest News

Christmas Opening Hours

Please see our Christmas Opening Hours and ensure you order your medication in plenty of time for the Christmas and New Year Bank Holidays.

New Physiotherapy Service

Patients are now able to book in directly (without needing to see a GP first) with a Physiotherapist and be seen at Cowbridge Health Centre, or Llantwit Major & Coastal Vale Medical Practice (formerly Eryl). This service is for patients age 18+ with Soft tissue injuries, arthritis, joint pain, ligament or muscle injury, spinal pain and sciatica. The physiotherapist can also make recommendations regarding pain relief and fit notes-where appropriate. Please ask one of the Reception Team for more information.

Flu Vaccinations

Book your appointment via the Reception Team now. Not sure if you are eligible? See our Flu Vaccinations page.

 

New Long Term (Chronic) Condition / Medication Review Process

We have rolled out a new system where patients have a single annual review in the month of their birthday, with the most appropriate member of our practice clinical team.

This “one stop shop” will include a review of any medicines prescribed, as well as any specific checks relating to any long term conditions you may have (eg diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure, etc). Carried out by one of our Practice Pharmacists or Practice Nurses, it is a chance to check that your medicines are the best ones for you. It is also an opportunity to ask any questions you might have about your health or your medications. In the first year, this may result in some people being recalled slightly earlier than they were expecting to allow us to synchronise review dates with months of birth.

You will receive a letter in the month of your Birthday, advising you specifically on the appointment(s) that you need to make for your review and who these should be booked with. We hope that you will find this new process more efficient and convenient.

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

Veterans

We’re calling on veterans to tell us that they’ve served in the armed forces so that we can best support their care needs. Please see our Veterans page on our website for more info Veterans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With Music In Mind

What is With Music In Mind:

With Music In Mind is a singing and social group for people over 50 in the community. Sessions consist of an hour of group singing led by a qualified musical director, followed by refreshments (tea, coffee, fruit, biscuits, cake, etc) and an hour of social activity.

The first session is free and then the cost is £5 per person, just turn up and pay, no ongoing membership required.

Included in the cost will be an hour of group singing with song books, refreshments, and a further hour of social activities such as talks from outside speakers, musical performances, holistic therapies and quizzes.

Research has shown the benefits of group singing are:

  • *Improved mood
  • *Improved memory
  • *Improved well-being
  • *Reduced stress
  • *Reduced loneliness

Where: 

Barry – Margaret Alexander Community Centre, Mondays 10:30 – 12:30

Llantwit Major – Llantonian hall, Thursdays 2.15-3.15

Cowbridge – Duke Of Wellington, Fridays 10:30 – 12:30

St Athan – The Gathering Place, Fridays 1.45-3.45

For further information contact With Music In Mind:

Phone – 07500 776295
Email – info@withmusicinmind.co.uk
Website – www.withmusicinmind.co.uk

 

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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