WE ARE HERE TO HELP
Please let us know how we can serve you. Call us on 01559 364000 or come in to see us so that our Reception Staff can point you in the best direction for your health requirements. All our Staff at the practice are committed to providing a high quality level of service and care.
If you have an enquiry of a medical nature or wish to book or amend an appointment, please contact us by telephone (01559 364000). Alternatively you can book appointments online but must contact the surgery to register first for this facility.
The practice would appreciate if requests for home visits are made before 10.00am as this allows the doctor to plan his/her daily calls. We would value your co-operation by requesting only essential home visits and that you remember these are intended only for patients too ill or frail to attend the surgery.
When looking online, please note that UK sites are more likely to reflect our NHS health system than websites from other countries (predominantly, North America).
NHS & Carers
NHS Wales (http://www.wales.nhs.uk/) – Service Directory plus lots more information on NHS provision in Wales.
NHS UK Choices (http://www.nhs.uk/pages/home.aspx) – General information on ailments and conditions, how to maximise your health and the range of resources available in your area.
Local NHS Services (http://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/localservices/) – NHS Direct Wales directories of services in all areas.
Carers Wales (http://www.carersuk.org/wales) – A good website with useful links, news and information for carers.
Ceredigion Council Carers Newsletter (http://www.ceredigion.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=15933) – Produced 2x per year, this newsletter provides useful information for carers in our area.
IAWN Hywel Dda Mental Health Support (http://www.iawn.wales.nhs.uk/home) – Easily accessible online resources and information on mental health issues to enable people to self-help and know where to access further support should they need it.
Food Fact Sheets from the Association of UK Dietitians (https://www.bda.uk.com/foodfacts/home) – Food Fact Sheets written by dietitians covering nutrients, weightloss, medical conditions and more.
Let’s Walk Cymru (https://www.letswalkcymru.org.uk/) – Part of the Ramblers Charity, this website is geared to getting people walking.
Age Cymru (http://www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/ceredigion/our-services/) – part of the Age UK website with local information and resources.
Community Transport (http://www.gyrruymlaen.org.uk/CAVO/index) – having trouble getting around? You might find some assistance on this website.
Bwcabus (http://www.bwcabus.traveline-cymru.info/) – an on-demand fully accessible local bus service which needs to be booked in advance.
Patient.info (http://patient.info/) – a go-to website recommended by Doctors for symptom checking but also a very good news and wellbeing section.
Support for Specific Illnesses
Heart (https://www.bhf.org.uk/) – British Heart Foundation.
Cancer (http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/) – a go-to resource for everything to do with cancer. Also consider Macmillan care (http://www.macmillan.org.uk/) – renowned for their support of the patient as well as the rest of the family.
Parkinsons (http://www.parkinsons.org.uk/) – Parkinson UK website provides lots of useful information and tips.
Stroke (https://www.stroke.org.uk/) – A good starting place for those who suffer a stroke, for the families of a sufferer and how to avoid / recognise one.
Dementia (http://dementiavoices.org.uk/) – Bringing together groups of people with dementia from across the UK.
Autism (http://www.autism.org.uk/services/wales.aspx) – Local services and resources to help those dealing with autism within their family.
Hearing (http://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/) – Aiming for a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people look after their hearing.
Endometriosis (https://www.endometriosis-uk.org/) – for more information on the condition, resources, and access to a support helpline and ‘Fair Treatment for the Women of Wales’ (http://www.ftww.co.uk/). There is also a Swansea based group (https://www.facebook.com/SwanseaEndometriosisUKSupportGroup/).