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.

Stopping Smoking


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:


  • loss of consciousness
  • pain that is not relieved by simple analgesia
  • acute confused state
  • chest pain
  • breathing difficulties
  • suspected broken bones or heavy blood loss
  • overdose or poisoning
  • sprains and strains
  • broken bones of limbs (fractures)
  • bites and stings (including human bites)
  • minor head injuries


Wellbeing 4U

The Wellbeing 4U team can help you to achieve the health changes you want and access the services you need, supporting you with:


  • Enhancing your health and lifestyle eg. nutrition, exercise, motivation and behaviour change
  • Supporting your mental health
  • Connecting you to advice and support services i.e. financial services, housing, family, carers
  • Wellbeing 4U is delivered in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan by our Thrive team on behalf of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.


Mental Health

Stepiau is a service developed by the Primary Mental Health Support Service (PMHSS) for Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan


Dewis Cymru

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.



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CF11 6RW


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FAX: 02920 388832

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Saturday & Sunday         Closed


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