Healthcare and Emergency Services

Local Healthcare Services

Bronglais Hospital exterior

Aberystwyth's general hospital, Bronglais.

All the usual doctors, dentists, chemists and similar healthcare are available locally. The local health board lists the following:

General Hospital

Aberystwyth's Bronglais Hospital serves a wide surrounding area, although its comparatively small size does result in some patients being referred to hospitals in Carmarthen, Swansea and further afield.

The hospital provides a 24 hour accident and emergency service for urgent medical cases.

Bronglais Hospital
Caradoc Road, Aberystwyth, SY23 1ER Map
☎ 01970 623131 •

Emergency Services

Aberystwyth is covered by the following agencies:

Useful Contacts

Emergency Services
Fire, Police, Ambulance, Coastguard & Rescue.
Free call
For all non-emergency enquiries.
15p per call
NHS Direct Wales
Health advice and information on healthcare services.
0845 4647
2p/min + access charge
Missing People
Advice and support for when somebody goes missing.
Free call
Counselling and support for children and young people.
Free call
Confidential emotional support and listening service.
Free call
National Gas Emergency Service
Report gas leaks, carbon monoxide emissions or similar emergencies.
0800 111 999
Free call
Electricity Network Emergencies
For reporting power cuts and electricity supply network emergencies.
Free call

Healthcare in Mid Wales

For 24 hour self-treatment advice and health service information, consult:
NHS Direct Wales.

Healthcare services in and around Aberystwyth are co-ordinated by the Hywel Dda University Health Board.


In a serious emergency, telephone 999 for police, fire, ambulance and rescue services.

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