Cardiff University Health Board

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Cardiff University Health Board

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (Welsh: Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Caerdydd a’r Fro) is a National Health Board in Wales. It came into being on 1 October 2009 through the amalgamation of three NHS organisations in the Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan area. The three organisations amalgamated were: Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust, employing 12,000 staff and previously responsibility for hospital services in the Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan area; Cardiff Local Health Board; and Vale of Glamorgan Local Health Board both responsible for GP, Dental, Optical and pharmacy services. The headquarters of the Board is in the University Hospital of Wales, in Cardiff.

The Board supports a population of around 445,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. It oversees seventeen health centres, public health and community care services and also has a range of specialist services used by the whole of Wales, including renal, paediatric, neurology and bone marrow transplantation.

The Board is responsible for overseeing the training of medical training undertaken at Cardiff University School of Medicine as well as medical research and development facilities.

As of August 2016 Maria Battleis the Chairwoman of the Board and the Chief Executive is Adam Cairns

The board is one of the first organisations in the UK to make wifi available in its hospitals, on the basis that enables patients to stay in touch with their family and friends, and improves the way it interacts with patients.

Contact the UHB

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) welcomes your comments and we are always pleased to hear from you.  You can contact us in a variety of ways.

By Post
Cardiff and Vale UHB Headquarters
University Hospital of Wales (UHW)
Heath Park
Cardiff CF14 4XW
By Phone
Tel: 029 2074 7747
By Fax
029 2074 6406