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Are you in need of healthcare advice?

If you have toothache, sore or bleeding gums, troublesome wisdom tooth, tooth sensitivity or other types of facial pain your Primary Choice is a Dentist

If you have problems with your eye health like injuries, pain, swelling, visual loss or disturbance your Primary Choice is an Optometrist

If you have a minor illness like coughs, colds, diarrhoea or headaches or need advice on medications your Primary Choice is a Community Pharmacist

If you call your GP Practice you will speak to the GP Receptionist. They are trained to ask questions about your healthcare needs to help signpost you to the most appropriate person to provide advice or treatment

Your General Practice Nurse is your Primary Choice for wound and minor injury treatment, contraception advice and reviews, immunisations, blood monitoring and chronic illness reviews.

By making the right Primary Choice means your GP can spend time with the most vulnerable, complex and very ill patients.

Vale of Glamorgan Families First - self referral

About Vale of Glamorgan Families First

Families First in the Vale of Glamorgan provides support to families with children who are facing difficulties, particularly to a house with low-incomes. Families First provides different types of support to the whole family depending on what your needs are through projects, activities and training from the council, charities and other organisations.

In the Vale you’re likely to first encounter Families First through what’s called the FACT Team (Families Achieving Change Together)Here’s a leaflet explaining a little bit more about what they do and it is FACT’s contact details that are provided.

Some of the projects that Vale of Glamorgan Families First supports are:

 

  • Raising awareness of welfare rights
  • Family support programme
  • Disability Focus
  • Partnership for Young Parents
  • Putting Families First
  • Young people support programme
  • Young carers
  • The C-Card Scheme
  • Family mentoring and volunteering

Click here for more info on these projects or contact the Children’s & Young People’s Partnership (CYPP) on 01446 709269 or cypp@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

Who is this for?

Children, Young people (aged 0-18) and their families from the Vale of Glamorgan, who may benefit from additional support to overcome difficulties and make positive change.

Below is the self referral link for Families First to print off -

 

Fact Families First referral



 
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