If you need any of the following reviews ple as e arrange an appointment to see one of our Practice Nurses:
- Annual diabetic review
- Heart disease monitoring
- Annual asthma review
- Annual hypertersion review
Contraceptive Advice/Pill Checks/Injection
For any review or advice please make arrangements to see one of our Practice Nurses.
There are also 'walk-in clinics' for Sexual Health in the CRI on Newport Road. This service is for men/women at risk of sexually transmitted diseases and/or unplanned pregnancies. Appointments are not required and full information including clinic times/dates/telephone numbers are available on http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/sexual-health.
Please arrange an appointment with one of our Practice Nurses.
Smoking Cessation Advice
If you are ready to stop smoking please contact Stop Smoking Wales on 0800 085 2219 or visit their website www.stopsmokingwales.com
We would be happy to discuss with you the benefits of healthy eating and would be pleased to offer any dietary advice and monitoring. Please arrange to see one of the Practice Nurses.
This is not a core service for General Practice and no longer offer this service. Please contact your local pharmacy for advice.
Travel advice and vaccinations are available from the Practice Nurse at our Bishops Road Practice and by appointment only. Please note that there may be a charge for certain vaccines and you should make the appointment at least six weeks before departure. Please see the travel vaccinations page for more information.
Blood Tests and Results
The Practice uses the services of a phlebotomist to take blood samples when requested by a doctor. This is available at Bishops Road Medical Centre between 8:30 and 12:00 Wednesday and Friday and an appointment would need to be made in advance with a Receptionist. Please be advised that the phlebotomist is only trained to take blood samples and not to give medical advice.
After initial consultation with the Doctor, follow up pill checks and prescription issue will be undertaken by the Practice Nurse. Please see the Practice Nurse if you require the contraceptive injection.
There are also 'walk-in clinics' for Sexual Health at the Cardiff Royal Infirmary (CRI) in Newport Road. This service is for men/women at risk of sexually transmitted diseases and/or unplanned pregnancies. Appointments are not required and full information including clinic times/dates/telephone numbers are available on http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/sexual-health
Ante Natal Care
All ante natal services are provided in our Bishops Road Practice and are run by the community midwives by appointment only. Please telephone our Receptionists for a convenient appointment.
Bishops Road Ante-Natal Clinic Hours: Monday afternoons 1.00pm to 4.00pm.
The Practice provides a full immunisation service and runs child development clinics along with the Health Visitor at Bishops Road only and appointments are necessary.
- Bishops Road only - Wednesday afternoon: 12.30pm – 1.15pm Immunisations and GP checks
If you wish your child to be registered at our Practice please ask at reception for the necessary registration forms. You can print and complete a New Patient Questionnaire in advance, however, you will still be required to complete the NHS registration form only available at the Practice.
Download Under 5’s New Patient Questionnaire
Mental Health Service
1 in 4 people will be affected by mental health problems at some point in their lives. Mental Health Services are available in our Bishops Road Practice without needing to see the GP first. Please ask at reception to make an appointment.
Support your Mental Health
If you feel that this service may be of benefit to you please speak to one of the doctors who can arrange this for you.
Mental Health (GUIDED SELF-HELP SERVICE)
Action in Caerau & Ely (ACE) holds a contract with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board to provide a free Guided Self-Help service to patients of all GP practices across East, North, South West and West Cardiff. GP’s can complete referrals for guided self-help using a referral form, signpost you or you can self-refer. If you have contacted your GP with concerns about your mental health it is usually better if your GP makes the referral as this will contain relevant information about what your GP thinks would help you. This ensures a more joined up approach towards recovery. For further information please follow the link below.
Guided Self Help - English Guided Self Help - Welsh
Minor Surgery is performed by appointment after consultation with a doctor.
Complaints or Suggestions
We operate a complaints procedure, details of which are available at reception. We aim to provide a high quality service to all our patients and our Practice Manager would be interested in hearing your suggestions both positive and negative.