Cowbridge: 01446 772383

Llantwit Major: 011446 794080

St Athan: 011446 751751

Latest News

The Practice will close once a month for training. Information regarding these dates will be publicised on the website and in the Practice. When the practice is closed please call the Out of Hours Service on 01446 729562 for urgent medical attention.

You can now use the internet to book appointments and request repeat prescriptions on-line.




Did you know that we now have a self-checking Blood Pressure Monitoring Machine which is situated in the waiting area in Cowbridge Health Centre. Please ask at the Front Reception Desk for Assistance.

The Practice is pleased to announce that we now have an ‘In-House’ Counsellor.

Please speak to your GP if you feel you may need a referral.


Barnardo’s Vale of Glamorgan School and Community Based Counselling Service
What is counselling?

Counselling is a type of talking therapy, where you meet with a qualified counsellor to explore your thoughts and feelings and to develop ways of coping.

Who can see a counsellor?

Anybody can meet with a counsellor. Our counsellor’s work with young people aged 10 -19 in the Vale of Glamorgan and can meet with the young person in their school or in the community.

Reasons young people might meet with a counsellor include:

·         Family issues
·         Bereavement
·         Depression
·         Relationship difficulties
·         Self-esteem
·         Anxiety

Please look at this flyer for further information:
Barnardo’s VSCBCS flyer for parents-carers-professionals

Barnardo’s Vale of Glamorgan School and Community Based Counselling Service

Please see list of services below that you might find helpful to contact whilst you wait to meet with one of our counsellors:

Amber project: A service supporting any young person (aged 14-25) in Cardiff and the surrounding areas who has experience of self-harm.
Telephone: 029 2034 4776 Text/Phone 07905 905437 Website:

Change Grow Live (CGL): An Emotional Wellbeing service in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.
Telephone: 0800 008 6879    Website:

Childline: You can sign up for an account with Childline to email or chat 1-1 with a counsellor 24hours, 7days/week.
Telephone: 0800 1111    Website:

Child Bereavement UK: Offers support to families and young people affected by bereavement.
Telephone: 0800 02 888 40
Website: Email support:​

Cruse: Offers support to anyone who has been bereaved. Also offers face to face local support
Telephone: 0808 808 1677 (freephone). Mon & Fri: 9:30am – 5pm, Tues – Thurs: 9:30am – 8pm.
Website:    Email:

Dewis Cymru: Information about well-being in Wales, and information about local organisations and services that can help.

GP: If you need to contact your GP out of hours, you can ring your GP surgery and they will have another number to call to see a GP immediately, or contact your local accident and emergency department if necessary

Hope Support: Offers online support via Facebook or Skype to young people aged 11+ when a close family member is diagnosed with a terminal illness.

Meic: Information, advice and advocacy for children and young people.
Text 84001  Freephone: 080880 23456.   Website:

Mind: Offers support on a range of mental health issues.
Telephone: 0300 123 3393, Mon – Fri 9am – 6pm   Text: 86463.

Mind Hub: This hub has been created by young people for young people, it provides information and links to services in relation to emotional health and wellbeing.

Papyrus: An organisation set up for the prevention of young suicide, and offers support to young people.
Telephone: 0800 068 41 41

Samaritans: An organisation that provides confidential emotional support.
Telephone: 116 123, 24 hours, 7days/week.   Welsh language line: 0300 123 3011 open daily: 7pm – 11pm.

TESS: Text and email support for girls & young women up to 24yrs in the UK affected by self-harm. Open Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri 7pm – 9pm
Text 0780 047 2908.  Website:

Contact Information


Western Vale Family Practice

Cowbridge Health Centre

The Broad Shoard


CF71 7DA

Tel. 01446 772383

Llantwit Major

The Clinic

Boverton Road

Llantwit Major

CF61 1XZ

Tel. 011446 794080

St Athan

The Surgery

The Square

St Athan


CF62 4PF

Tel. 011446 751751