Joint injections

If you are considering a joint injection please make an appointment directly with Dr Shah. Appointments can also be made with Dr Woods, but only for knee injections currently.

Cruse Bereavement Care Drop In Support

On 16th April 2019 in St Mary Magdalene Church, Cwmbach, CF44 0LS between 10am and 2pm there will be bereavement supporters on hand to have a chat with over a cup tea and piece of cake.

On 21st May 2019 in St Mair’s Day Centre, Aberdare between 10am and 1pm there will be a drop in and wellness event. This will include trained Cruse workers as well as other organisations and activities.

Sore throats service

Sheppards Pharmacy in Aberdare and Aberaman have a sore throat service. This entails a short consultation with the pharmacist, a simple throat swap (if appropriate) and antibiotic prescription if necessary.

Dr Jordan

After more than 15 years Dr Jordan has left the practice and we wish him all the best in his future endeavours.

Walk-in Flu Clinics

Walk-in flu clinics for November are:

Under 65s

Aberaman Surgery: Wednesday 7th November 1.00pm – 6.00pm

Any age

Monk Street Surgery:  Saturday 10th November 10.00am -12.00pm
Aberaman Surgery: Wednesday 14th November 9.30am – 11.30am

Dr Wardrop retiring

After more than 30 years as the founding partner of Foundry Town Clinic, Dr Alan Wardrop will be retiring on 31st October 2018. I hope you will join us in wishing him a long and happy retirement.

Flu Vaccinations 2018-19

Flu vaccinations are available by appointment or at walk-in clinics. Please ring either surgery for more details.

This year there are two different flu vaccinations.

The next supply of the new vaccine for patients over 75, or over 65 with clinical conditions such as cardiac and respiratory disease or diabetes, will be available from 9th November.

The standard vaccine for those under 65, or between 65 and 74 who are fit and well, is fully in stock now.

Children’s nasal flu vaccinations are available now in pre-bookable clinics. Please ring the surgery to make an appointment.

Pharmacists based in surgery

Twice a week, on Wednesdays and Fridays, there is a clinical pharmacist based in the surgery for any prescription related queries. Appointments can be made for telephone or face to face consultations.

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

We are pleased to announce that as of 1st November 2018 Mrs Beverley Evans will be starting a full-time post at the practice as Advanced Nurse Practitioner, dividing her time equally between both sites.