Skewen Medical Centre

Patient Information

Here you can find out how to register at our practice and read other important information for patients.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Access to medical records

The practice is registered and complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 and UK GDPR 2016. Any request for access to notes by a patient, patient’s representative or outside body ... [continue] Access to medical records


Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Carers

Complaints and compliments

We welcome your suggestions to improve our service and there is a suggestion box in the foyer at the surgery. If you are not satisfied with the service you receive ... [continue] Complaints and compliments

How to register

The practice serves the area of Skewen, Neath Abbey, Birchgrove, Longford and Bryncoch. To register as a patient, please bring in your medical card or ask at reception for a ... [continue] How to register

Practice boundary

Please see the map below for our practice boundary.

Sick note – Med 3

You can request a sick note (Med 3) through the askmyGP service. Follow this link to request a sick note.  

Staff Training Days

In conjunction with other surgeries in our area, we close at 1pm on the dates shown below, for staff training. If your call cannot wait until the next working day, ... [continue] Staff Training Days

Violent or abusive behaviour

We aim to treat our patients courteously at all times and expect our patients to treat our staff in a similarly respectful way.  All our staff have a right to ... [continue] Violent or abusive behaviour

War Veterans

Please inform the Practice if you are a war veteran, so we can make a note of it in your medical records. Veterans’ NHS Wales is a specialised, priority service ... [continue] War Veterans

What to expect from your local surgery

When you contact your surgery, you will be treated fairly regardless of the contact method you choose. If you choose to contact your surgery by telephone, calls will be answered ... [continue] What to expect from your local surgery

Date published: 8th October, 2014
Date last updated: 10th January, 2023