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Advice & Guidance (FAQs)

If you are looking for medical help, go straight to Choose Well Wales. Their telephone number is 0845 4647. Our confidential 24-hour nurse-led helpline provides advice and information on what to do if you or a member of your family is feeling unwell. Calls cost the local rate. 

If you are looking for the latest list of Surgeries, Pharmacies, Dentists or Opticians in Gwent, please visit

Learning Disabilities Wales recently launched a brand new website called Easy Read Health Wales Easy Read Wales - Learning Disability Wales ( This site helps people with learning disabilities and their families to find Easy Read information about health and well-being. It is a fully accessible and bilingual website, with video clips to help people find the information they are looking for and lots of Easy Read documents on everything from colds to cancer.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board:
St Cadoc's Hospital
Lodge Road
NP18 3XQ
Tel: 01633 436700

Other useful numbers:

  • NHS Covid-19 Test and Trace service: 119 
  • NHS helpline : 111

Emergency Dental Helpline:  01633 488389

Acute Hospitals:
Grange University Hospital - 01633 493100
Royal Gwent Hospital - 01633 234234
Nevill Hall Hospital - 01873 732732
Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr - 01433 802200
Health Inspectorate Wales (HIW):
HIW regulate and inspect NHS services and independent healthcare providers in Wales against a range of standards, policies, guidance and regulations to highlight areas requiring improvement.