Dulais Valley Primary Care Centre

    Dulais Road, Seven Sisters, Neath Port Talbot, SA10 9EY

    Telephone: 01639 700203 / 701660

    Urgent Problems & Out of Hours


    Life Threatening Emergencies

    In a life-threatening emergency such as sudden severe chest pain, severe breathlessness, loss of power in a limb, loss of consciousness or severe bleeding dial 999.

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    Severe Injuries

    For any injury that might need stitching / glue or involves a broken bone, you should attend the
    local minor injuries unit at:

    Morriston Hospital A+E Dept Telephone: 01792 702222.

    Also in the event of poisoning or overdose the attend the local A+E

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    Urgent Problems during Surgery Hours

    We run a Telephone First System.

    If you or a member of your family feel they need to see a member of the Primary Care Team or need some Medical advice, please call us in the morning. After Midday we only deal with urgent problems so call us for help. Find out more about the Telephone First System on our Appointments page.

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    How to Get Healthcare Advice & Assistance when the Surgery is Closed

    Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Local Health Board is responsible for providing out of hour medical cover at the practice, from 6.30 pm to 8.00 am, every evening and throughout the weekend and on Bank Holidays.

    The out of Hours telephone number is 111.

    The Duty Health Practitioner will either offer advice or if necessary inform you of a place and time for a consultation.

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    NHS Direct

    You can contact NHS Direct for information and advice at any time by ringing 0845 4647 or through their website at:

    www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk

    Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

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