Uwchaled Medical Practice

01490 420210

Telephone lines open 8:00am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday

Our Services

We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links below.


CRP Test To help the GP decide if a patient has a bacterial or viral infection and if antibiotics are needed, a quick and simple blood test is done. The ... [continue] Antibiotics

Appointment Reminder Service

We offer a free service that automatically sends you appointments reminders by text message.  All we need is an up to date mobile phone number. My Health Text (English) Please ... [continue] Appointment Reminder Service


Making an appointment We run all our surgeries by an appointment-only system. Appointments can be booked On-line by telephoning the practice  01490 420210 by visiting the practice in person We ... [continue] Appointments

Babies and Children

It can be very difficult to decide if your baby or child needs to see a GP. Children can seem unwell and then recover quickly or they can become unwell ... [continue] Babies and Children


Our clinics are run by the Practice Nurse and Healthcare Assistants. We have a flexible approach to clinics and as such they are not held on particular days or times.  ... [continue] Clinics

Community Navigator

What is a Community Navigator? The aim of a Community Navigator is to help individuals to take steps to improve their health and wellbeing. A person’s health can quite often ... [continue] Community Navigator


If you have a dental problem, your first point of contact should always be your dentist. To find a dentist or to find an emergency dentist contact NHS Direct Wales. ... [continue] Dental

Diabetic Eye Screening

Diabetic Eye Screening Wales (DESW) hold a clinic at the practice twice a year. The screening service is for all eligible people registered with diabetes in Wales and aims to reduce the ... [continue] Diabetic Eye Screening

District Nurses

The District Nurse’s work is aimed at those people who are unable to travel to their GP surgery or when assessment and/or treatment in the home is more appropriate.  If ... [continue] District Nurses

Driver Medicals

For certain types of driving licences, DVLA rules state that you need a medical examination in order to renew your licence and assess your fitness to drive. Driver medicals are ... [continue] Driver Medicals

Minor Injuries

We offer a minor injury service during our normal opening hours.  This applies to both adults and children. If you have suffered a minor injury please call the practice for ... [continue] Minor Injuries

Minor Surgery

If you require minor surgery, for example for the removal of a toe nail or wart, you will first need to make an appointment with the GP to discuss the ... [continue] Minor Surgery

National Exercise Referral Scheme

The National Exercise Referral Scheme (NERS) is a Public Health Wales (PHW) funded scheme and is a health intervention programme incorporating physical activity and behavioral change techniques to support clients ... [continue] National Exercise Referral Scheme

NHS Health Information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS Direct Wales website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS Direct Wales and ... [continue] NHS Health Information

Non-NHS Services

Why do we sometimes charge a fee? The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical ... [continue] Non-NHS Services

Online Services

My Health Online allows you to view, book and cancel appointments and order your repeat prescriptions from home, work or on the move – wherever you can connect to the ... [continue] Online Services


** There is no need to see the GP first ** If you feel that you are suffering from a musculoskeletal complaint that could benefit from physiotherapy, you are now ... [continue] Physiotherapy

Prescription Delivery

Prescription Delivery Service Community Delivery In addition to collecting prescriptions from the practice, patients can nominate to use a collection point in their locality.  Prescriptions are delivered to these locations ... [continue] Prescription Delivery


Dispensing of Prescriptions Uwchaled Medical Practice is a dispensing practice. This means that we have a dispensary on site which can prepare and provide all your medication.  This is different ... [continue] Prescriptions


If the GP or Practice nurse wants you to see another medical professional about your condition or health problem, they will make a referral to a service at the hospital. ... [continue] Referrals


The screening programme in Wales is ran by Public Health Wales. Screening is a way of finding out if people are at higher risk of a health problem, so that ... [continue] Screening

Self Care

When you are unwell, the first thing to ask is…”can I take care of myself?” It is also important to remember that seeing the GP isn’t always the best option. ... [continue] Self Care

Sexual Health / Contraception

If you have concerns or need help and advice regarding sexual health, you can speak to the Doctor or Practice Nurse, however the best place to go is a local ... [continue] Sexual Health / Contraception

Sick Certificates

A Doctor’s Note or Sick Note is now called a ‘Fit Note‘ Illness for less than 7 days If you are unwell and absent from work for 7 days or ... [continue] Sick Certificates


If you are considering, or are ready to quit, book and appointment with the Practice Nurse or healthcare assistant, who are able to give advice, help and support on smoking ... [continue] Smoking

Specimens and Samples

Urine Infection If you suspect that you have an urine infection, you should make an appointment to see the Practice Nurse or Healthcare Assistant.  It is important that you bring ... [continue] Specimens and Samples

Test Results

Most test results are available within two days, although some take longer. To obtain your test results, please contact reception during the afternoon. The receptionist will be able to tell ... [continue] Test Results


Car y Llan Car y Llan is a grant funded local community transport scheme operating for the benefit of Uwchaled Medical Practice and Meddygfa Betws y Coed. The scheme provides ... [continue] Transport

Travel Advice and Immunisations

Travelling Abroad If you are planning to travel or work abroad, it is very important that you look after yourself and take all the necessary precautions to stay healthy while ... [continue] Travel Advice and Immunisations

Who Should I See?

When you are unwell, the first thing to ask is…”can I take care of myself?” It is also important to remember that seeing the GP isn’t always the best option. ... [continue] Who Should I See?