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Welcome to Risca Surgery

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consultWelcome to our surgery website. We hope this website will outline the services we provide and we look forward to a long and healthy association with you.

We are a partnership of doctors who practice from a purpose built surgery at St Mary Street, Risca. We also provide a branch surgery at Castell Clinic, Cwmfelinfach.

We are a fully computerised practice offering our patients a wide range of Services. A summary of these are provided throughout this website.

You can find out information about medical conditions and diseases through the links in the Further Information section at the bottom of this home page.


Paintings in hospitals - Try some art activities

Since 2018 Risca Surgery has been working with the national charity Paintings in Hospitals to bring artwork from its National art collection to the surgery.  Their artworks are supported by art activities and creative workshops including our own Risca Surgery colouring worksheets which you can download by clicking on this link : https://www.paintingsinhospitals.org.uk/Pages/Category/activity-worksheets.   You can either return your completed worksheets to the surgery to be displayed, or enjoy them at home! 

Paintings in Hospitals works to transform the UK's health by using world-class art to inspire better health and wellbeing for patients, carers and communities.  You can find out more about Paintings in Hospitals here (link to   https://www.paintingsinhospitals.org.uk/our-mission )


   PLEASE NOTE :  Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic unless it has been confirmed for you via  telephone PLEASE DO NOT JUST TURN UP AT THE PRACTICE.  

Please telephone reception on  01633 613131 for all queries.  

If you need to deliver/collect repeat prescriptions or sick notes please do so between:

During normal working hours

Monday to Friday from the main surgery in Risca.   

When requesting your repeat medication please write on the prescription request slip which chemist you use and you can collect your medication directly from your chosen chemist. 

Alternatively if you use My Health Online please order your repeat medication online and specify which chemist to collect from.

 Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

Please stay safe everyone.


COVID-19 Test, Trace & Protect

Please click and open document : COVID-19 Test, Trace, Protect for the latest advice to help slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Members of the public with symptoms of COVID are able to access home testing via the Government website at https://gov.wales/apply-coronavirus-test

The service can also be accessed by telephone on 119


Community Support Groups

During the Covid-19 pandemic the resulting health and economic worries for many of us, concerns for loved ones and the impact of isolation are likely to have a significant impact on people's well-being and mental health.    Please find below links to organisations to help and support people who are struggling:

Click here to open the Community Resources Support Directory

Click here to open the Bereavement Support Groups Directory

  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 https:/ /www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/
  • NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000 If you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support.
  • Childline 0800 1111: offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry.
  • MIND www.mind.org.uk  Mental Health Support with specific advice on ‘Coronavirus and your wellbeing’
  • YoungMinds https://youngminds.org.uk Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self-isolation and anxiety about coronavirus

 GP out-of-hours service and Wales NHS direct

please telephone 111

   


         


Looking for help or a service to get access to care sooner? 

DEWIS

Dewis Cymru is THE place to go if you want information or advice about your well-being – or want to know how you can help somebody else. When we talk about your well-being, we don’t just mean your health. We mean things like where you live, how safe and secure you feel, getting out and about, and keeping in touch with family and friends. No two people are the same and well-being means different things to different people. So Dewis Cymru is here to help you find out more about what matters to you.  Just Click on the Dewis Logo opposite...

Choose Pharmacy

You can visit your local community pharmacy who can help provide you with free treatment and advice without the need to take up a GP appointment. For a common ailment similar to those listed above, just pop into your local pharmacy and ask for a choose pharmacy appointment with the pharmacist.


 

SEASONAL INFLUENZA VACCINATION

Annual flu vaccine is the single best way to protect against catching and spreading flu.   If you are at increased risk from flu you should have a flu vaccination every year.

Please telephone the surgery to book in for your vaccination.  

When you attend for your vaccination please arrive on your appointment time, if you arrive too early you will be asked to wait in your car.  We want to keep all our patients safe and cannot have queues forming.  Please also wear a face covering, and wear easily removable clothing to access the top of your arm.  Thank you.

 


 

(Site updated 27/10/2020)

Contact Details

Risca Surgery

Contact Telephone

01633 613131
01633 613131
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01633 615922
01633 615921

Cwmfelinfach Surgery

Contact Telephone

01495 200343
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