Coronavirus Information

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COVID-19 VACCINE

The Practice along with our neighbouring Central Vale Cluster Practices have agreed to sign up to providing the Covid Vaccinations for patients over 80 years old.

The Cardiff & Vale University Health Board will be responsible for providing the vaccines to patients over 80 year who reside in Care or Residential Homes.

We are in the early stages of planning a safe rollout for patients in this category and will be using the Astra Zeneca, University of Oxford Vaccine.  The vaccination is given as two doses, with the second dose being given between 4 and 12 weeks after the first.

We ask you NOT to contact the Practice to enquire about the vaccine as we will contact eligible patients directly as soon as we are in receipt of the vaccines.

For more information, please use read leaflets below - more information can also be found on the Public Health Wales website

Public Health Wales Covid-19

Covid-19 Vaccination

How to apply for a COVID-19 test

Before requesting a test you must have at least one of the following symptoms:

- a new continuous cough

- a high temperature

- loss of or change to sense of smell or taste

If you develop one of these symptoms follow the self-isolation guidance.

Please do not visit the surgery or attend a hospital to request a test, as you may infect others.

The test is only effective for those who are experiencing coronavirus symptoms and needs to be taken in the first 5 days of having symptoms. It only checks if you have coronavirus right now and not if you have already had the virus.


Book a COVID-19 test


Alternatively, you can apply for a test by calling the free number 119 between the hours of 7am to 11pm. People with hearing or speech difficulties can call 18001119. This service is available to assist you through the process of booking and taking a test but cannot provide clinical advice. 119 have translation and simultaneous translation services and are available for support throughout the testing process. 119 are able to support in up to 650 languages, including British Sign Language (BSL).

The wearing of a face covering is now a legal requirement in indoor public places in Wales

All up to date face covering information can be found here

The requirement will apply to everyone aged 11 and over – including patients and staff. However, you may have a reasonable excuse not to wear a face covering if (for example):

  • You are not able to put on or to wear a face covering because of a physical or mental illness, or because of a disability or impairment;
  • You are accompanying somebody who relies on lip reading where they need to communicate; or
  • You are escaping from a threat or danger and don’t have a face covering.

Exemption cards are available to download from the Government website - please follow this link