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Wales

WalesThe Wales region has, since 1 October 2009, had a Health Service which differs significantly in structure from that of the NHS in England. Major administrative changes during the 2009 re-organisation resulted in a complete overhaul of the underlying structure of Welsh medicine.


These included the replacement of 22 Local Health Boards and 8 local NHS Trusts with seven new Health Boards, responsible for hospital & community services as well as for GP, pharmacy & dental services.

This change removed the "purchaser-provider split", with each Health Board delivering both primary and secondary care.  

Tertiary services are organised on an all-Wales basis.

The Welsh Urological Society holds two meetings each year at rotating venues throughout Wales ... read more.


To see additional information about this region, primarily for urology trainees ... please click here.

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Contacts

Contact Name / Location
Regional Adviser Mr Gokul Kanda Swamy
Morriston Hospital, Swansea
Programme Director Mr Timson Appanna
Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant
Trainees' Representative Hannah Wells
SAC Liaison Mr Mark Johnson
Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
Deanery Contact Trudy McMullen
8th & 9th Floors, Neuadd Meirionnydd,
Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4YS
Tel +44 (0)29 206 87420
Deanery Website Wales Deanery
SHA Website NHS Wales
 

Local Champions for Medical Schools in this Region

Consultant Urologists in this region who have been designated to advise students on all aspects
of urology and, in particular, to provide help with the annual essay competition are listed below

Medical School Consultant Lead / Hospital
Cardiff University School of Medicine Mr Richard Coulthard
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
Swansea University School of Medicine Mr Paul Jones
Morriston Hospital, Swansea
 
Name Address
Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth
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Caradog Road
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 1ER

Phone: +44 (0)1970 623131
Website: www.wales.nhs.uk
Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl
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Sarn Lane
Rhyl
Denbighshire
LL18 5UJ

Phone: +44 (0)1745 583910
Website: www.wales.nhs.uk
Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen
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Dolgwili Road
Carmarthen
SA31 2AF

Phone: +44 (0)1267 235151
Website: www.wales.nhs.uk
Morriston Hospital, Swansea
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Heol Maes Eglwyd
Morriston
Swansea
SA6 6NL

Phone: +44 (0)1792 702222
Website: www.wales.nhs.uk
Neath Port Talbot Hospital
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Baglan Way
Port Talbot
West Glamorgan
SA12 7BX

Phone: +44 (0)1639 862000
Website: www.wales.nhs.uk
Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny
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Brecon Road
Abergavenny
Monmouthshire
NP7 7EG

Phone: +44 (0)1873 732732
Website: www.wales.nhs.uk
Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil
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Grunts Road
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 9DT

Phone: +44 (0)1685 721721
Website: www.cwmtafuhb.wales.nhs.uk
Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli
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Bryngwyn Mawr Dafen Road
Llanelli
Carmarthenshire
SA14 8QF

Phone: +44 (0)1554 756567
Website: www.wales.nhs.uk
Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend
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Coity Road
Bridgend
CF31 1RQ

Phone: +44 (0)1656 752752
Website: www.wales.nhs.uk
Royal Glamorgan Hospital
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Ynysmaerdy
Pontyclun
Llantrisant
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF72 8XR

Phone: +44 (0)1443 443443
Website: www.cwmtafuhb.wales.nhs.uk
Royal Gwent Hospital
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Cardiff Road
Newport
Gwent
NP20 2UB

Phone: +44 (0)1633 234234
Website: www.wales.nhs.uk
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
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Heath Park
Cardiff
CF14 4XW

Phone: +44 (0)29 2074 5195
Website: www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk
Wrexham Maelor Hospital
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Croesnewydd Road
Wrexham
LL13 7TD

Phone: +44 (0)1978 291100
Website: www.wrexham.gov.uk
Ysbyty Gwynedd Hospital, Bangor
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Penrhosgarnedd
Bangor
LL57 2PW

Phone: +44 (0)1248 384384
Website: www.wales.nhs.uk
Withybush General Hospital
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Fishguard Road
Haverfordwest
SA61 2PZ

Phone: 01437 764545
Website: www.wales.nhs.uk