Out of Hours
The Out of Hours Service covers the hours of 6.30pm to 8.00am on Monday to Friday, as well as on weekends, Bank Holidays and other Public Holidays. You must telephone and arrange an appointment time before arriving at the Primary Care Centre.
Ysbty Ystrad Fawr HospitalCaerphilly Road
Tel: 01633 744285
NHS Direct Wales
For general health information and advice, please contact NHS Direct Wales on 0845 46 47 or visit their website.
For dental emergencies, you can call the Dental Helpline on 01633 488389 during the day, or on 0845 602 0252 during evenings and Bank Holidays.
Gwent association of voluntary organisations (GAVO)
Representing third sector volutary community organisations including health and allied to health care organisations in Gwent. See http://gavoconnections.org/ or ring 01633 241550 for further enquries.
The Emergency Centre at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr provides a 24-hour nurse-led Minor Injuries service. You can visit the unit for treatment if you have one of the following conditions:
- Wounds which require closure
- Limb injuries
- Bites and stings
- Minor burns and scalds
- Removal of foreign bodies, e.g. from ears, eyes or nose
- Minor head injuries, as long as there has been no loss of consciousness, vomiting, blurred vision, headache, nausea or dizziness
If you require treatment for other less serious conditions, you should call the GP Out of Hours Service or NHS Direct Wales.