Physical Health

Healthy Blaenavon recognises that it’s not always easy to take care of your physical health. We know that we should eat healthy food, take regular exercise and avoid things that are bad for us, but it’s not always easy to do. We’ve listed below some local opportunities to support you to improve or maintain your physical health. If you’d like a conversation around how you might access more support, please contact our Healthy Blaenavon Officer.

Eat well

Be Active

Lifestyle Changes

Managing health conditions

Blaenavon Medical Practice

Blaenavon Medical Practice are an award winning practice committed to supporting their patients in line with the principles of Healthy Blaenavon.

But did you know that you can directly access other health care services and support for condition management without the need to see a GP?

NHS 111

Find information and advice at NHS 111

Choose Pharmacy

If you visit the pharmacy and have a common ailment you can ask the pharmacy for advice. The pharmacist may supply you with any medication you need free of charge.

Eye Care Wales

The Eye Care Wales scheme supports free assessment and diagnosis of eye conditions by local opticians for a range of conditions which would otherwise have been seen by a GP or hospital eye service. If you have an eye problem that needs urgent attention contact your local optician or if out of hours ring 111. Opticians/Optometrists have specialised equipment that enable better inspection than is possible within GP settings. They can also refer direct to hospital specialists.

Emergency Dental Service

The Emergency Dental Service covers toothache, other types of pain in the mouth and broken teeth. The contact telephone number is below.

For more information see Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Dental Helpline (wales.nhs.uk) on the link below.

We strive to make our community Healthy & Happy