Some Facts About Us
Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan University Health Board is one of the largest NHS organisations in the UK. We provide day to day health services to a population of around 472,400 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan who need emergency and scheduled hospital treatment and mental health care, as well as delivering care in people's own homes and community clinics.
Health Board news
For up to date Health Board news follow the link.
Shaping our Future Wellbeing
It is the mission of Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan University Health Board to care for people and to keep them well. To do this, we have to plan for our future. We need to work within our budget, to provide the health care desired and required by the people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan as well as those living in Wales as a whole.
This programme, called Shaping our Future Wellbeing, aims to build a strategy by which Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan University Health Board can deliver high quality, sustainable, person-centred health care over the next 10 years.
The UHB Board is made up of Executive Directors, who are employees of the University Health Board, and Independent Board Members (IMs), who were appointed to the UHB Board by the Minister for Health and Social Services via an open and competitive public appointments process.
Board Meetings of the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Board Meetings are held on a regular basis and are open to the public. This allows the public to see that decisions are made in an open and transparent way. It also demonstrates the accountability of the Health Board to the residents of Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. To find out more, and find out how to arrange to attend, follow the link:
On Board – briefing from Board Meetings
On Board is a regular briefing about Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan University Health Board from Margaret McLaughlin, Independent Member (Third Sector) of the Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Health Board and Health Board Carers’ Champion.
South Wales Programme
The South Wales Programme is made up of the five South Wales Health Boards – Abertawe Bro Morgannwg, Aneurin Bevan, Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan, Cwm Taf and Powys – working with the Welsh Ambulance Service to create safe and sustainable hospital services for people living in South Wales and South Powys.
The programme’s work has been led by frontline clinicians – doctors, nurses, midwives and therapists – with the aim of providing high quality and safe specialist hospital services which improve the care of the sickest and most seriously injured patients.
Choose Well will help you decide if you need medical attention if you get sick. It explains what each NHS service does, and when it should be used. Choosing Well means that you and your family will get the best treatment. It also allows busy NHS services to help the people who need them most.
If you don’t know which option to choose, please contact NHS Direct Wales on 0845 46 47
NHS Direct Wales
NHS Direct Wales is a health advice and information service available 24 hours a day, every day. You can call on 0845 46 47 if you are feeling ill and are unsure what to do, or for health information on a wide range of conditions, treatments and local health services. For patients' safety, all calls are recorded.