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Practice update 

Surgery Closure

 

The surgery will be closed on Wednesday 19th June from 13:00 for essential staff training.

Our phone lines will be open as normal the following day (Thursday 20/06/2019) from 08:00 with the surgery opening at 08:20.

If you require medical attention at any time when the surgery is closed see below:-

Resources such as NHS Direct or Choose Well provide information including a symptom checker tool and advice on how best to treat your symptoms:

NHS Direct:   0845 46 47 or           http://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/

Choose Well                         http://www.choosewellwales.org.uk/home

Community Pharmacies are all able to provide confidential advice and in many cases medication for common ailments (A number of these are free under the Choose Pharmacy Scheme). A list of pharmacies and opening times can be found on the Cardiff and Vale Health Board Website at -
http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/home

 

The GP Out Of Hours Service operates whilst surgeries are closed. This is for urgent care needs, which cannot safely wait until GP practices re-open. The service can be contacted on 01446 729562.

Accident and Emergency Departments and 999 ambulance services are for immediate life threatening conditions only.

Water Leak

Following the major water leak at West Quay Medical Centre, we are currently unable to open our automated doors at the rear entrance of the surgery.

Please use the main entrance when attending.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Clinics & Services

Antenatal Clinic

Antenatal clinics are held all day every Thursday at West Quay Medical Centre by appointment and on a Wednesday morning at our Rhoose Branch.

The community midwife is present at the antenatal clinics and provides care before, during and after childbirth.

Baby Clinic

We hold a baby immunisation clinic every Monday for under 5s (except bank holidays) from 13:30 until 15:30. No appointment necessary. You can also make an appointment at reception to see the health visitor for weight checks and advice. 

Health Visitor contact details: 01446 454364

Cervical Smears

Patients are encouraged to book an appointment for regular smears. Please ask the receptionist.

Minor Surgery

Many small lumps and bumps may be able to be treated at the Practice. Please make an appointment to see a doctor for an initial diagnosis to be made.  If appropriate, the doctor may refer you to our in-house minor surgery clinic along with a clinical photograph and patient consent which will be stored in the patient record. You will then receive a letter from the Practice detailing the next steps. 

Travel Advice

Our practice nurses will advise with regard to travel requirements and will administer any vaccinations, which may be necessary. More information can be found on the above tab.

In-House counselling

Patients can be referred via the GP for this service. 

 

 
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