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Health & Wellbeing

Take control of your health with trustworthy advice from the healthcare professionals of Merthyr Tydfil.

Health & Wellbeing

Health and wellbeing advice from your local healthcare professionals

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.