COVID-19 Booster Update
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board are currently delivering the COVID-19 booster vaccination to all those eligible.
Do not call your GP Surgery please wait to be contacted and help us keep the telephone lines free.
For up to date information on the Booster Programme please visit: COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Programme – Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (nhs.wales)
With the Winter months ahead of us, it’s important to be prepared and ensure our older people are confident in going out and about. Please read the leaflets below with practical tips and whom to contact for help or support.
My Health Online
Click “Create account” to go to the My Health Online Website and sign up for its services. All bookings and cancelations are currently suspended.
Choose the right NHS Wales service if you become ill or are injured
Choosing Well means that you and your family will get the best treatment.
It also allows busy NHS services to help the people who need them most. Choose Well and NHS Direct Wales can help you find the right service.
NHS COVID Pass
Your pass will allow you to share you COVID-19 vaccination status in a secure way.
Showing this pass may be required when travelling abroad. Up to date information on each countries requirements can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice
For any issues with NHS login, contact NHS login help centre.
If your vaccination status record is incorrect, please contact your local health board.
Me, my home and my community
Cardiff SW Cluster have developed a strong ethos for collaborative working since it was first established in 2014. A range of projects have focused on supporting members of the community through multi disciplinary working.
Transforming how we support you
Health, wellbeing and support services in South West Cardiff are working together in new ways to improve health and wellbeing. If you’re a patient at one of the practises below, you can benefit from the new services and initiatives listed in this leaflet. Please make sure your GP practice has your current phone number in order to receive support from the services listed.
Not all problems with health can be solved with medication or operations. Our new wellbeing team can help you to access a range of local services and activities to boost your wellbeing, help you get more active or resolve issues with debt, benefits or housing.
While social distancing restrictions are in place support could include a regular phone call to see how you’re doing, a letter sent to you with activities to do at home or help to access online activities and services.
What do I need to do? Nothing, your GP, pharmacist, nurse or reception team will refer you using our online social prescribing referral service, Elemental, or if you would like to refer yourself, call your practice and ask to be referred for ‘social prescribing’.
FaME – Falls Management Exercise
What is FaME? FaME is a structured exercise programme that in clinical trials has been shown to prevent or reduce falls, reduce the fear of falling and increase habitual physical activity and fitness. It has efficacy in adults who live independently (not in a care or nursing home). The FaME programme is led by a Postural … Continued
Osteoarthritis of the knee
INFORMATION SESSION: Osteoarthritis of the knee-OAK Options, Advice, Knowledge Thursday 16th November – 11am -1pm Join us for a talk by Jessica Parry-Williams of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. There will be an opportunity for questions. Everyone is welcome! Register at Eventbrite: Osteoarthritis of the Knee – OAK – Options, Advice, Knowledge Tickets, Thu … Continued
Creative GROW WELL
Creative Grow Well has been developed as an extension of our Grow Well Community Garden wellbeing project, offering nature based craft activities during the winter months, alongside our outdoor gardening sessions. After a successful run last year we are pleased to offer the project again this year for people living or registered with a GP … Continued