GP and Dental Surgeries can be found locally across South Wales. You can make an appointment with your registered doctor or dentist for advice, examinations and prescriptions.
The dental teaching unit in Ysbyty Cwm Cynon provides a wide range of free oral health care to patients who are not currently registered with a dentist from the Merthyr Vale, Pontypridd, Hirwaun and Cynon Valley areas. Telephone 01443 715 000 between 8.30am and 12.30pm and 1.30pm and 4.30pm.
To access GP services in office hours contact your registered practice directly. To contact GP services Out of Hours with an urgent medical problem, telephone 08456 010 110.
If you are a visitor to the area, please phone NHS Direct on 0845 46 47
If you are having regular dental treatment contact your dentist directly.
If you are not receiving dental treatment and need urgent dental treatment, you can call the Dental Helpline on 01443 492817 (Mon to Fri 9-5) or 08456 010 110 (Out of Hours) to
find out about emergency dental clinics.
Any problems accessing GP, Dental or Out of Hours Services contact NHS Direct on 0845 46 47
Minor Injury Units (MIU)
These units treat people with minor injuries only. MIUs are located at Ysbyty Cwm Cynon and Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda These units are unable to deal with primary care problems, chronic conditions or acutely ill patients.