Welcome to Merthyr Tydfil Primary Care Cluster

Here you will find information to keep you up to date with our latest projects, our local services and other information about health and wellbeing in your community. Each GP practice works collaboratively as a Cluster with our key partners to enable better access and to develop integrated services. These services have been designed particularly for the needs of the people of Merthyr Tydfil.

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Joint Care

Merthyr Tydfil Joint Care Programme

Suffer from painful hips or knees? Find out more about the Joint Care Programme in Merthyr Tydfil.

Health & Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing Advice Centre

When you're worried about your health, you want trustworthy advice from the professionals. Our advice centre brings relevant information and resources on common medical concerns, all into one place.


One of the most effective methods of contraception, a vasectomy, can be done in as little as 15 minutes.

Sunburn and Heatstroke

Following trusted advice will help prevent symptoms of sunburn and heatstroke, so you can enjoy the sun, safely.

Stop Smoking

Smoking is the largest cause of preventable ill health in Wales. Getting advice on quitting is the first step to stopping.

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Educating yourself on safe sex practice and common STI symptoms means you can be confident in your sexual health.


A very common muscle and ligament injury, a sprain can often be treated at home by following NHS guidelines.

Occupational Therapy

Treating the issues which may interfere with your ability to complete everyday tasks.

Female Health

Find out everything you need to know about female health from cervical screening to menopause and periods.

Emergency Contraception

Find out more about emergency contraception, when it can be used and where it is available.

Dependency & Addiction

Addiction is complex and can take over your life. Regain control and take the first step to recovery, today.

Diet & Exercise

A healthy, balanced diet will have an all-round positive affect on your health, especially alongside exercise.


Managing diabetes is a life-long commitment. Learn about the disease and how each type might affect you.

Dental Health

Good dental hygiene habits will prevent future, more serious issues, such as decay or tooth loss.

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide poisoning is a deadly but preventable danger. Protect your home and learn to spot the symptoms.

Antibiotic Awareness

Antibiotics are a drug used to treat some types of bacterial infection, but they don’t work for everything.

Common Illnesses

Information on common illnesses in Merthyr Tydfil

Take a look at the latest information on the illnesses we see most frequently. Find trustworthy advice from qualified professionals and learn how to spot symptoms early on.

About the cluster

Bringing local healthcare services together for the Merthyr Tydfil community

Merthyr Tydfil Primary Care Cluster is a central hub for local healthcare practices. We aim to deliver trusted advice to our community from local healthcare professionals. You can also see the work we are doing to improve the healthcare services in our region.