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Bay Health Cluster

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Which GP practices are in Bay Health Cluster?

Gower Medical Centre and Pennard Surgery, Grove Medical Centre and Marina Medical Centre, Kings Road Surgery, Mumbles Medical Practice and Murton Surgery, Sketty and Killay Surgery, Uplands Surgery and Queens Road Surgery, University Health Centre and St Thomas and West Cross Surgery.

What support is available?

Healthy lifestyle

60+ Active Leisure Scheme

There are a number of different exercise opportunities for people aged over 60 in Swansea.

A list of the current sessions is available on the Swansea Council website. Follow this link to the Swansea Council website to find the list.

All Wales Diabetes Prevention Programme

Patients who have been identified as being at risk of developing type 2 diabetes following a blood test will be offered a 30-minute intervention with a specially trained dietetic support worker.

The intervention discusses topics such as physical activity, healthy eating and promotes other lifestyle changes such as smoking cessation and alcohol reduction.

Patients are encouraged to follow the lifestyle changes discussed, with the aim of preventing or reducing the risk of developing the condition.

Newid drug and alcohol support

Newid is the single point of access for people affected by drugs and alcohol in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.

It delivers a range of support services in a variety of settings. To be able to fully understand each person's needs, it is best to get in touch with the experienced staff members.

Newid offers open access engagement through Barod and Adferiad (formally WCADA) across Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. This means you can walk into services with no appointment required.

Follow this link to the Newid website to find more information and to get in touch with the team for support.

Wellbeing support

Social prescriber

Social prescribing is designed to support people with a wide range of social, emotional or practical needs, and many schemes are focussed on improving mental health and physical well-being.

Social prescribing schemes can involve a variety of activities which are typically provided by voluntary and community sector organisations.

The cluster's social prescriber is: Lois Woodward.


Swansea Wellbeing Centre

Based in the Uplands area, the Swansea Wellbeing Centre hosts a number of classes and projects, such as yoga, walking groups, art sessions and bereavement support.

Patients registered at a GP practice within the cluster can be referred for wellbeing support, including a bereavement cafe, a women-only 'finding your inner resilience' course and a feel better, live better group.

Follow this link to the Swansea Wellbeing Centre website where you can find more information.

Swansea Mind

The mental health organisation based in Swansea offers support to adults and young people.

Contact: 01792 642999 or email:

Local Area Coordinators

Your local area coordinator can help you find support and advice in your community. 

They can help you to find out about your community and introduce you to friendly, helpful people within it.

They can help you explore and build on your strengths and can support you to share your skills and gifts with others. They can help you connect with formal services if that is what you feel you need.

The local area coordinators are:

Bishopston and Pennard: Seren Aldron


Brynmill, Uplands, Ffynone and St Helens: Fiona Hughes


Dunvant, Killay and Upper Killay: Sarah Davies


Mayals, West Cross, Mumbles and Newton: Amy Beuse-Evans


Sketty, Sketty Park, Tycoch and Derwen Fawr: Lindsay Cable


West of Gower: Claire McCarthy-Reed


Support to stop smoking

Help Me Quit

The Help Me Quit service offers 12 weeks of free behavioural and emotional support through individual or group meetings.

Patients can access weekly sessions, either over the phone or face-to-face, where discussions involve why they smoke, behavioural changes and stresses.

It offers free confidential and non-judgemental support from a friendly stop smoking expert.

If you would like to refer yourself into the service, you can contact Help Me Quit on 0800 085 2219, text HMQ to 80818 or email

If you would like to access support via a pharmacy, visit your local pharmacy for further information.

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