Self Help / Patient Information

Below are some links to information you might find useful such as local services.

There is also information about how you can care for yourself if you have a variety of conditions and general patient information

Local services 

Fairwater hub and library:

Pentrebane zone (community centre run by the local community):

Independent living services (Cardiff council social services):

DEWIS (online directory of local services):

Stepiau (mental health support and Self help):

Help me quit (stop smoking service):

EPP (health and wellbeing courses):

Care and Repair (home improvements, benefit and fincial advice, fuel advice for older people):

Carers Trust (support and advice for carers of all ages):

Books on prescription (books about living with and caring for someone with dementia available from local libraries): 

Insole Court: hppt://

Cardiff C-card (free condom scheme):

Cardiff and Vale Department of Sexual Health:

Stay Steady Clinic (falls reduction) – 02920 534234 / [email protected]

Self care

Guide for parents with sick children (When should I worry?):
Choose Well Wales:
NHS Wales direct:
Choose Pharmacy:
General self care advice on minor illnesses:
Pocket Medic (self care advice videos):
Live well (Advice, tips and tools for health and wellbeing):
Cardiff West Cluster YouTube channel (self help videos):
Fitter Better Sooner (preparing for surgery):
Emergency dentist  02920 190175
Out of hours dentist  02920 444500 / 01495 332000
Low vision service Wales 01267 248793

Patient information
Blood donation:
Organ donation:

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Access poster (English).pdf 283.46 KB

Access poster (Welsh).pdf 577.93 KB

C19 Child Health Psychology.pdf 2.62 MB

Contact-us-online-NHS-Wales.pdf 1.15 MB

Coping with Covid-19PDF.pdf 167.81 KB

FACE COVID – How to respond effectively to the C19 – by Russ Harris author of The Happiness Trap%.pdf 182.25 KB

GMS1w.pdf 370.63 KB

Guide to Information available from FHC under the FOIA model publication scheme.pdf 237.54 KB

Individual data rights request form v1.0.pdf 470.99 KB

MH leaflet.pdf 1006.12 KB

model-publication-scheme.pdf 293.03 KB

Privacy notice (patient) published.pdf 163.31 KB

Shielding Q&A.docx 37.81 KB


When should I worry-Booklet_Wales-with NHS Direct_Oct2016.pdf 1.36 MB

Patient leaflet v0.10.pdf 325.06 KB