Clinics & Services

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Our Practice Nurses are available every weekday by appointment at times ranging from 8.30am - 5.15pm. Their services include:

  • Blood pressure and heart disease risk assessment
  • Asthma Clinic & Diabetic Clinics
  • Family Planning & Smear test     
  • Healthy lifestyle advice
  • Travel advice and immunisation
  • Dressings & Removal of stitches

Phlebotomist

Our phlebotomist is available for blood tests on Wednesday 13:30pm to 15:30pm and Friday 08:30am to 12:30pm at Pontprennau.

Health Visitors

The Health Visitors are based at the Pentwyn Health Centre and are able to offer advice particularly on care of the under 5’s, immunisation, feeding and behavioural problems.  They hold baby clinics on Tuesday 1.00-2.30pm at Pontprennau. Alternatively they can be contacted during the week by telephone on 02920 735003.

Special Services Available

Contraception

We offer a full range of family planning services including coil and cap fitting, pill advice, implants, Depot injections, and advice on male and female sterilisation and pregnancy counselling.

If EMERGENCY Contraception is required, contact the Practice as soon as possible and the Receptionist will arrange an appointment for you as soon as it is convenient.

You can also visit CRI for more information on alternative family planning clinics and opening times.

Young Persons Clinic

In response to the health needs of the area, the Practice Nurse is happy to see young people to discuss health concerns, including sexual health issues in complete confidentiality (at the clinical discretion of the nurse)

Maternity Care

Ante-natal clinic is held twice weekly by appointment only and is run by the Community Midwife.

Speech Therapy & Hearing Tests For Children

Arrange with health visitor or doctor

Minor Surgery

The practice is approved for minor surgical procedures like the removal of cysts and moles and injection of joints.  Please see a doctor for assessment first.

Referrals

As part of further investigations your GP or nurse may decide to refer you to another clinic for more specialist care.

If you do not receive an acknowledgment letter from the relevant clinic regarding your referral please contact the surgery so that we can investigate further and make sure your referral is correctly processed.

Smoking CessationHelp Me Quit Logo

A referral to a smoking cessation counsellor is available. Please ask at reception for more information or a referral. 

To arrange an appointment ring Help Me Quit on 0800 085 2219 or text: HMQ to 80818. 

Help Me Quit is the single point of contact for smokers who want to stop smoking in Wales.

 
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