We are aware that Llanharan patients have had problems trying to access the out of hours service on the usual 111 number. This is an issue which is not under our direct control but we have contacted the health boards to alert them to this problem.

At this time, the 111...

December 1, 2018

Congratulations to Dr Gail Price on winning the Wales Royal College of GPs “GP of the year” 2018.

All the staff and GP partners at Pencoed and Llanharan Medical Centres would like to join our patients in congratulating Dr Gail Price on this prestigious award. This award...

October 5, 2018

The chances are, that if you've come to see us at the surgery and have suffered from work stress, anxiety or depression, we will have mentioned Mindfulness treatment at some point. The aim of this blog is to point you in the right direction so that you can learn a litt...

It's now possible to book an appointment with a GP via our website. In order to do this, you'll need to visit the Appointments section of this website and choose to book online. The online booking system is administered by MyHealthOnline (in fact, by clicking the "Book...

April 9, 2018

Mental health problems are some of the commonest reasons for visiting the surgery. This blog doesn't replace a consultation with a health care professional but merely intended to give you some local information that you may find useful.

Living Life Well Programme - 2018

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April 6, 2018

This is one of the most common questions asked by parents when their children come to us with an infectious disease.

All of the information that is in this blog, comes from this really useful document from the Health Protection Agency and it's "the official line" that o...

April 3, 2018

Both of these conditions are relatively uncommon but there have been increased numbers of cases in South Wales in recent months, so we thought we'd provide a brief blog, to give you some additional information and reliable references.. 

Measles

Measles is still quite unc...

March 23, 2018

Between working as one of the Ospreys doctors I help out during the home internationals with concussion management. I am located in the medical room at the stadium and watch the game from there, having access to a “Hawk-eye” system allowing several angles to be viewed....

March 18, 2018

Most sore throats settle down within a week without antibiotics. This is because most sore throats are caused by viruses and viruses cannot be treated with antibiotics. This is important, because there is a growing problem with antibiotic resistance and many experts be...

February 20, 2018

So you think you've got high blood pressure? Well, it's a good idea to have your blood pressure checked every now and then, especially if you have a family history, but you won't be able to tell if your blood pressure is high because it's usually symptomless. Many peop...

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