We are looking for families to take part in our mental health trial which is looking at preventing anxiety and depression in young people aged 11-15. Depression and anxiety have … [continue] Mental Health in 11 – 15 year-olds
Whitchurch Medical Centre has taken a policy decision to stop prescribing diazepam outside the terms of its licence, including as a sedative for aircraft flights. This policy decision has been … [continue] Sedative Prescribing for Fear of Flying Policy
Maggie’s Cardiff are a charity who work to support those living with cancer or with a family member/loved one going through cancer, they are for anyone who may be affected. … [continue] Support for those living with cancer
We have been notified that from Monday 21st March onwards Whitchurch Hospital Grounds will be starting work on the roads to make it a two way system. We have noticed … [continue] Patient Notice – Parking
Click here to register your pregnancy with Cardiff and Vale UHB maternity
Test and Post – Home Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections People over the age of 16 can take a test for Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea and/or a test for HIV, Syphilis, … [continue] Sexual Health Clinics
Moving and being active has so many benefits for our physical and mental wellbeing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWGulLAa0O0 You may be wondering what the right level of activity is? This can vary from … [continue] Would you like to live a more active life?
Number of patient contacts in June 31-May to 4-June 456 telephone 157 face to face consultations 7-June to 11-June … [continue] Number of patient contacts in June 2021
NHS COVID vaccine pass “Citizens who are registered with a GP in Wales will now be able to obtain their vaccination status via the digital NHS COVID Pass, after they … [continue] NHS Covid vaccine pass
PATIENT_GUIDE_TAKING_PHOTOGRAPHS_WITH_SMARTPHONE During the COVID-19 pandemic, the doctors may request that you forward photographs to them via text messages or emails. Here is a guide of how to take the … [continue] Medical Photographs
Your GP, nurse or Pharmacist will not generally give you a prescription for over the counter medicines for a range of minor health concerns. Instead, over the counter medicines are … [continue] Prescribing of over the counter medicine is changing
You agreed with your GP or Primary Care Clinician that your problem needs to be considered by a specialist or a member of their team. You have now been referred … [continue] Information to patients regarding referrals.
You have been referred to the hospital outpatient department by your GP. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic hospital services were only able to see those patients with the … [continue] How to self-manage your condition while waiting to be seen at the hospital.
Do you care within Cardiff or the Vale of Glamorgan and are in search of help, advice and support. Cardiff and the Vale Carers Gateway can offer assistance during these … [continue] Support for Carers
Did you know all adults 16 years and over with spinal, muscle, joint and tendon pain can see a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist WITHOUT THE NEED TO SEE A GP FIRST? … [continue] Physiotherapy
Dementia Connect, from Alzheimer’s Society, is a personalised dementia support service for anyone affected by dementia. The service offers people with dementia, their carers, families, and friends the support they … [continue] Dementia Connect
Service Veterans Survey Service Veterans – Are you getting a fair deal? South Glamorgan Community Health Council are collecting your views. Follow the link below to take part in the … [continue] Veterans survery
Survey — The UK Veterans Family Study Who can take part? You are eligible to take part in this study if: 1. You are a relative (e.g. spouse/partner, now adult … [continue] The UK Veterans Family Study
Carers Wales Veterans Guide E
An increasing number of Practices are receiving communications from patients noting their ‘Dissent from secondary use of GP patient identifiable data’ either via a template letter, email or verbally. This … [continue] NHS Digital’s Notice on General Practice Data for Planning and Research
Please visit https://dementiafriendlycardiff.co.uk/ for Advice to help people live well with Dementia in Cardiff Find services and support in the city Advice and information for families Dementia-friendly events
Organisations on the frontline of Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan’s response to Covid-19 have come together to warn that they are facing an emergency situation as recorded cases of … [continue] Cardiff and the Vale are facing a Covid emergency
Patients may also benefit from accessing the Health Board’s ‘Keeping Me Well’ online therapies resource, which features a range of information, advice and resources to support people to manage elements … [continue] Covid-19 Recovery
Please follow the link for access to a well being guide for older adults. stay_well_whilst_staying_at_home
Have you had a fall in the last year? Do you need to use your hands to get up from a chair or ever feel unsteady on your feet? Does … [continue] Stay Steady Virtual Clinic
Some people will be medically exempt from wearing a face mask. Please follow the link below to find out if this applies to you and for access an exemption card. … [continue] Face Covering Exemption Cards
You may be aware of a recent Wales Online article. The press release was intended to highlight the significant premises pressures that the practices face.