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Ysbyty Cwm Cynon

Ysbyty Cwm Cynon

Ysbyty Cwm Cynon
New Road
Mountain Ash
CF45 4BZ (For Navigation Purposes Please Use CF45 4DG)

The Minor Injuries Unit at YCC will open on Monday,  November 7, 2022. 

The opening times are Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm (last appointment 4.30pm)

The following can be treated at the Unit:

  • Cuts and minor burns
  • Sprains and strains
  • Limb injuries
  • dislocation of fingers and toes
  • Head injuries (under age 65) and facial injuries with no loss of consciousness and the patient is not taking anticoagulant (blood thinner) medication.
  • Neck/back injuries, where you are mobile with no pins and needles in your arms or legs
  • Foreign bodies to eyes, ears and nose
  • Non-penetrating eye and ear injuries
  • Chest Wall injuries
  • Bites (insect, animal)
  • Insect stings

The team CANNOT TREAT:

  • Children under 12 Months
  • Minor illness
  • Colds, coughs, sore throats, earache, rashes, temperatures any minor illness
  • Urinary infections
  • Dental problems
  • Injuries to the abdomen/stomach
  • Chest pain
  • Breathing problems
  • Stroke
  • Skin complaints including boils and rashes
  • Road traffic collisions
  • Head injuries over 65 yrs (NICE Guidelines)
  • Any injury with a significant mechanism - fall from a height of greater than 1 meter or 5 steps/stairs (NICE Guidelines)
  • Penetrating injury to head, neck, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

We do not provide a dressing change or suture removal service. For this please contact Primary Care.

Tel: 01685 721721
We welcome correspondence and telephone calls in Welsh.

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