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Blood Test, Urinary Test and X-ray Test Results will be communicated via SMS 

From Tuesday 28th May 2019 we will be communicating some test results via text messaging. Please see our homepage for further info.  

Staff Training 

Please note: 

The Surgery closes one Wednesday afternoon a month for Staff training. Please see our ‘When we are closed’ page to find out more or ask Reception if you require further information, thank you in advance for your co-operation. 



Llantwit Major and Coastal Vale

Medical Practice

Llantwit Major

Tel.(01446) 793444

Rhoose - Tel. 712701

St Athan - Tel. 751010

‘Do you mind if I ask the nature of the problem today?’               ‘Why does the Receptionist need to ask what’s                                                                                                                wrong with me?’

It is not a case of the Receptionists being nosey!

The reception staff are members of the practice team and it has been agreed they should ask patients ‘why they need to be seen’. Reception staff are trained to ask certain questions in order to ensure that you receive:

The most appropriate medical care,
From the most appropriate healthcare professional,
At the most appropriate time.

Receptionists are asked to collect brief information from patients:

To help doctors prioritise home visits and phone calls
To ensure that all patients receive the appropriate level of care
To direct patients to see the nurse or other health professional rather than a doctor where appropriate.

Reception staff, like all members of the team, are bound by confidentiality rules:

Any information given by you is treated strictly confidentially
The Practice would take any breach of confidentiality very seriously and deal with it accordingly
You can ask to speak to a Receptionist in private away from the Reception Area
However, if you feel an issue is very private and do not wish to say what it is then this will be respected.

Thank you for your support!

Quick Links


Llantwit Major - Station Road, Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan, CF61 1ST Telephone (01446) 793444

Rhoose - Rhoose Medical Centre, 54 Fontygary Road, Rhoose, CF62 3DS Telephone Rhoose 712701

St Athan - Chapel Surgery, Gileston Road, St Athan, Nr Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, CF62 4PZ Telephone 751010