Do you really need to see GP
Choose Well will help you decide if you need medical attention if you get sick. It explains what each NHS service does, and when it should be used.
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Smokers can get support directly by:
Calling: 0800 085 2219
Texting: HMQ to 80818 (to get a call-back)
It is more appropriate to visit an Optician than a GP for most eye problems. Patient with an eye problem should see their local optician/optometric who can examine patient`s eyes, give advice on visual problems and prescribe and fit spectacles or contact lenses.
The optician can refer patients to other medical practitioners when necessary.
Patient with dental problem should see their local Dentist.
Dentists can treat most problems relating to your teeth or gums
Accident & Emergency (A&E)
A&E departments treat patients who have serious injuries or illnesses.
Please choose wise, attend only if its emergency.
You should visit A&E or dial 999 for emergencies, such as:
The Wellbeing 4U team can help you to achieve the health changes you want and access the services you need, supporting you with:
Stepiau is a service developed by the Primary Mental Health Support Service (PMHSS) for Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan
Dewis Cymru is the place for information about well-being in Wales.
You can find information that can help you think about what matters to you, along with information about local organisations and services that can help.
Patients can take a greater involvement in their own healthcare via the internet, in a similar way to shopping or banking online.
My Health Online gives patients the opportunity to book GP appointments order repeat prescriptions update their general details such as change of address all from the convenience of your own computer or device.
Contact the Surgery to get access Online.
Long-term illnesses are managed by the whole health care team.
Chronic disease refers to medical conditions that may have an ongoing impact on your health. In particular we use this term to refer to the following conditions:
Hypertension, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD, CKD (Chronic kidney disease),
Mental Health conditions such as schizophrenia or bipolar depression,
Ischaemic heart disease, Heart Failure, Stroke, mini-stroke (TIA), Rheumatoid , Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Thyroid disease, Atrial Fibrillation,
Peripheral arterial disease
We encourage our patients to take an active role in helping to manage their own conditions, but it is helpful to come for a review once a year.
We would like to ask for your help in this matter. By taking responsibility for your medical condition you can help ensure that you are having the best possible care.
This review process is important and we will not be able to continue prescribing repeat medications without it.
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My Health Online
Screening for life
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FAX: 02920 388832
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